A Study of the Association of Sleep Dysfunction and Burning Mouth Syndrome
This is a case control study of the association between burning mouth syndrome and sleep dysfunction. Cases will comprise of patients diagnosed with burning mouth syndrome at the UCSF oral medicine clinic. Controls will include patients with leukoplakia, pigmented lesions, traumatic lesions, benign tumors, mucoceles, and pemphigoid matched on age (5 years) and gender to the cases. New patients as well as those presenting for follow-up visits will be eligible.
Each case and control subject will be administered the following 4 questionnaires by interview: (1) enrollment questionnaire (2) Sleep scale from the medical outcomes study (MOS), (3) current sleep status scale and (4) a numerical rating scale for measurement of oral symptoms.
Cases (BMS patients) will be followed in the clinic or by telephone contact once per month for the following 6 months and questionnaires 1 (question 6 only), 2, 3 and 4 will be administered by interview.
Burning Mouth Syndrome
|Study Design:||Observational Model: Case Control|
|Official Title:||A Study of the Association of Sleep Dysfunction and Burning Mouth Syndrome|
- Sleep quality and quantity [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
|Study Start Date:||June 2006|
|Study Completion Date:||June 2008|
|Primary Completion Date:||June 2008 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)|
Burning Mouth Syndrome Group
|United States, California|
|University of California|
|San Francisco, California, United States, 94143|
|Principal Investigator:||Nita Chainani-Wu, DMD, MS, PhD||University of California, San Francisco|
|Principal Investigator:||Sol Jr. Silverman, MA, DDS||University of California, San Francisco|