gingivostomatitis


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gingivostomatitis

 [jin″jĭ-vo-sto″mah-ti´tis]
inflammation of the gingiva and oral mucosa.
herpetic gingivostomatitis that due to infection with herpes simplex virus, with redness of the oral tissues, formation of multiple vesicles and painful ulcers, and fever.
necrotizing ulcerative gingivostomatitis that due to extension to the oral mucosa of necrotizing ulcerative gingivitis; see also vincent's angina. Called also Plaut's or pseudomembranous angina.

gin·gi·vo·sto·ma·ti·tis

(jin'ji-vō-stō'mă-tī'tis),
Inflammation of the gingiva and other oral mucous membranes.
[gingivo- + G. stoma, mouth, + -itis, inflammation]

gingivostomatitis

 Inflammation of the gums & oral cavity

gin·gi·vo·sto·ma·ti·tis

(jin'ji-vō-stō'mă-tī'tis)
Inflammation of the gingiva and other oral mucous membranes.
[gingivo- + G. stoma, mouth, + -itis, inflammation]

gingivostomatitis

Inflammation of the gums and the mucous membrane lining of the mouth.

gin·gi·vo·sto·ma·ti·tis

(jin'ji-vō-stō'mă-tī'tis)
Inflammation of gingiva and other oral mucous membranes.
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In primary herpetic gingivostomatitis, is characterized by multiple ulcers.
Anesthetic mouthwashes, such as viscous lidocaine, can decrease the pain of gingivostomatitis. Acyclovir (Zovirax) is the drug of choice for treating HSV infections.
Oral symptoms or discomforts reported in the literature associated with menopause include burning mouth syndrome,[16,18] dry mouth or xerostomia,[14-16,18,19] menopausal gingivostomatitis,[14,19] alveolar bone loss in the osteoporosis population,[20,21] and abnormal taste sensations.[14,18] Based on the literature reviewed, it is evident that a relationship exists between estrogen levels and the condition of the oral cavity.
In children, gingivostomatitis, inflammation of the gums and mouth, is the most common herpes simplex infection.
However, it is not yet recommended for oral herpetic gingivostomatitis, the most vicious of these mouth infections.
FIV can also cause gingivostomatitis (inflammation of the gums/oral cavity), neurological disorders, and certain types of cancer.
These cases comprise primary herpetic gingivostomatitis or the well-known orolabial HSV To characterize the more atypical presentations in the pediatric population, the investigators reviewed the charts of all 48 patients referred to their pediatric dermatology clinic in a 10-year period after receiving a diagnosis of HSV Only 19% of these patients were older than 11 years of age, and more than 40% were younger than 2 years of age at presentation.
Also known as acute herpetic gingivostomatitis. It affects both gingiva and other parts of oral mucous membrane.
FCV also causes oral lesions, including ulcers, stomatitis and gingivostomatitis, and may also present as a highly fatal systemic disease (RADFORD et al., 2007).
Primary herpetic gingivostomatitis commonly occurs in children and young adults and may be followed by frequent recurrences.
Infective included the bacterial, fungal and viral diseases; such as primary herpetic gingivostomatitis, herpes zoster, herpangina, infectious mononucleosis, acute necrotizing ulcerative gingivitis, tuberculosis, syphilis, actinomycosis and HIV infection.