Characteristics of the BMS patients 3 months after MB treatment. VAS = Visual Analogic Scale (VAS). USF/SSF = Unstimulated and Stimulated Salivary Flow.
|Patient 1||Patient 2||Patient 3||Patient 4||Patient 5|
|Quality of pain||No pain||No pain||No pain||No pain||Slight burning, relieved during mealtimes|
|VAS Pain Score||0||0||0||0||1|
|Dysgueusia||No||No||No||No||Slight metallic taste|
|Xerostomia||No||No||Yes but salivary flow was normal: USF: 0.35ml/min SSF: 2ml/mn||No||Yes,
USF was slightly decreased: 0.2ml/min
SSF normal: 2ml/mn
|Stress/Anxiety||No||No||No||Moderate stress related to family problems||Stress related to a slight persisting burning sensation|
|Quality of life||Good||Good||Good||Good||Moderate but improved since MB treatment|
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