mercurial stomatitis


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mer·cu·ri·al sto·ma·ti·tis

alterations of the oral mucosa arising from chronic mercury poisoning; may consist of mucosal erythema and edema, ulceration, and deposition of mercurial sulfide in inflamed tissues, resulting in oral pigmentation resembling that of lead stomatitis.

mercurial stomatitis

Stomatitiss seen in those exposed to elemental mercury or mercury vapors.
See also: stomatitis

mer·cu·ri·al sto·ma·ti·tis

(mĕr-kyūrē-ăl stōmă-tītis)
Alterations of oral mucosa arising from chronic mercury poisoning; may consist of mucosal erythema and edema, ulceration, and deposition of mercurial sulfide in inflamed tissues, resulting in oral pigmentation resembling that of lead stomatitis.