periadenitis

periadenitis

 [per″e-ad″ĕ-ni´tis]
inflammation of tissues around a gland.
periadenitis muco´sa necro´tica recur´rens the more severe form of aphthous stomatitis, marked by recurrent attacks of aphthalike lesions that begin as small, firm nodules that later enlarge, ulcerate, and heal by scar formation, leaving atrophied scars on the oral mucosa. Called also Sutton's disease.
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per·i·ad·e·ni·tis

(per'ē-ad'ĕ-nī'tis),
Inflammation of the tissues surrounding a gland.
[peri- + G. adēn, gland, + -itis, inflammation]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

per·i·ad·e·ni·tis

(per'ē-ad'ĕ-nī'tis)
Inflammation of the tissues surrounding a gland.
[peri- + G. adēn, gland, + -itis, inflammation]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

periadenitis

Inflammation of the tissues around a gland or a lymph node.
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The later form is also called Sutton's disease or periadenitis mucosa necrotica recurrens.