A Key to the Diagnosis of Oral Ulceration

This teaching and training tool – A Key to the Diagnosis of Oral Ulceration – developed by Laurie Walsh (University of Queensland School of Dentistry) and Alex Forrest (Griffith University) both in Brisbane, Australia, provides an example of a Lucid key for diagnosing a specific health disorder. It is an intuitive diagnostic tool which quickly reduces the range of likely causes of ulcers based on the patient’s history and features presented. This diagnostic tool should only be used subject to the disclaimer below.

Disclaimer – This diagnostic tool is for educational and training purposes only. It should not be used to diagnose specific cases or to make treatment recommendations. A qualified dentist should be consulted about any specific case.