Objectives In this review, some recent data on aetiology, pathogenesis and clinical management of burning mouth syndrome (BMS) and persistent idiopathic facial pain (PIFP) are offered. Materials and methods A literature review was performed to give an up-to-date on these frequent chronic oral pain conditions; particular attention was paid to the most accredited etiology hypothesis, and to the clinical and therapeutic approaches. Results and conclusions The dentist frequently obsderves cases of facial pain. Up to 25% of the general population seems to suffer these pain conditions, i.e. BMS and PIFP. All patients may benefit from additional psychological support and a multidisciplinary approach could facilitate an adequate pain management.

I dolori facciali cronici : sindrome della bocca che brucia (BMS) e dolore facciale idiopatico persistente (PIFP) / D. Adamo, M.D. Mignogna, A. Sardella, M. Tarce. - In: DENTAL CADMOS. - ISSN 0011-8524. - 81:6(2013), pp. 332-342. [10.1016/S0011-8524(13)70061-8]

I dolori facciali cronici : sindrome della bocca che brucia (BMS) e dolore facciale idiopatico persistente (PIFP)

A. Sardella;
2013

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Objectives In this review, some recent data on aetiology, pathogenesis and clinical management of burning mouth syndrome (BMS) and persistent idiopathic facial pain (PIFP) are offered. Materials and methods A literature review was performed to give an up-to-date on these frequent chronic oral pain conditions; particular attention was paid to the most accredited etiology hypothesis, and to the clinical and therapeutic approaches. Results and conclusions The dentist frequently obsderves cases of facial pain. Up to 25% of the general population seems to suffer these pain conditions, i.e. BMS and PIFP. All patients may benefit from additional psychological support and a multidisciplinary approach could facilitate an adequate pain management.
Oral pain; Neuropathy; Anxiety; Depression; Burning mouth syndrome (BMS)
Settore MED/28 - Malattie Odontostomatologiche
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