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Table. 1.

Table. 1.

Classification of burning mouth syndrome (BMS)

Authors Characteristics by subtype
Muzyka and De Rossi4 • Type 1
- Burning sensation is not present upon waking, but which develops and progresses during the waking hours, with the greatest intensity of discomfort in the evening
- Approximately 35% of BMS patients
- Foods or drink alleviate symptoms
• Type 2
- Awake with a burning sensation that is constant throughout the waking period
- Present daily
- Approximately 55% of BMS patients
- Foods or drink alleviate symptoms
• Type 3
- Symptoms on occasion, increased incidence of contact allergies
- Unusual intra-oral sites affected such as mouth floor and buccal mucosa
- Foods or drink aggravates symptoms
Scala et al.5 • Primary or idiopathic BMS
- Condition in which cause of BMS is not clearly identified.
• Secondary BMS
- As a result of local and/or systemic factors
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