Vincent's stomatitis


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A form of gingivitis, first described in World War I when it was common among soldiers
Aetiology Opportunistic overgrowth of oral flora, resulting in painful ulcers, most common in young adults
Risk factors Poor oral hygiene, poor nutrition, infections, smoking, emotional stress
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Vincent's stomatitis

Acute necrotizing ulcerative gingivitis, see there, aka Trench mouth.
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