Ulceration of gingival mucosa after topical application of EMLA: report of four cases

Franz-Montan, M.; Ranali, J.; Ramacciato, J. C.; de Andrade, E. D.; Volpato, M. C.; Groppo, F. C.
February 2008
British Dental Journal;2/9/2008, Vol. 204 Issue 3, p133
Academic Journal
This study reports four cases of mucosa ulceration after a 30-minute application of EMLA (0.3 g) as a topical anaesthetic in dentistry. The subjects returned the next day with a white ulceration and desquamation on the application site. EMLA cream should not be applied to the oral mucosa for 30 minutes.


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