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Type: Artigo de periódico
Title: Anxiety and salivary cortisol levels in patients with burning mouth syndrome: case-control study
Author: Amenabar, JM
Pawlowski, J
Hilgert, JB
Hugo, FN
Bandeira, D
Lhuller, F
de Souza, MAL
Abstract: Objective. The objective of this study was to evaluate the anxiety and salivary cortisol levels in patients with burning mouth syndrome. Study design. A case-controled into 2 groups: BMS, with diagnosis of the syndrome, and control, without any complaint of burning mouth. Anamnesis, oral examination, sialometry, the application anxiety inventory, and 3 saliva samples for cortisol analysis were done in every patient. Results. Statistical difference for subjective xerostomia was found on the BMS group ( P =.01), but salivary flow rate was normal in both groups. BMS group presented higher anxiety ( P =.001) and salivary cortisol levels ( P =.003) when compared with the control group. Conclusion. Higher anxiety and salivary cortisol levels were positively associated with the presence of BMS.
Country: EUA
Editor: Mosby-elsevier
Citation: Oral Surgery Oral Medicine Oral Pathology Oral Radiology And Endodontology. Mosby-elsevier, v. 105, n. 4, n. 460, n. 465, 2008.
Rights: fechado
Identifier DOI: 10.1016/j.tripleo.2007.10.002
Date Issue: 2008
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