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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

/gin·gi·vo·sto·ma·ti·tis/ (jin″jĭ-vo-sto″mah-ti´tis) inflammation of the gingivae 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  Plaut's or pseudomembranous angina; a type due to extension of necrotizing ulcerative gingivitis to other areas of the oral mucosa.

gingivostomatitis

[jin′jivōstō′mətī′tis]
Etymology: L, gingiva + Gk, stoma, mouth, itis, inflammation
multiple painful ulcers on the gums and mucous membranes of the mouth, the result of a herpesvirus infection. The condition most frequently affects infants and young children. It usually subsides after 1 week to 10 days, but in rare cases it may progress to a systemic viral infection. It may disguise other more serious mouth ulcers. See also herpes simplex.

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.

gingivostomatitis

inflammation of the gingiva and oral mucosa.

necrotizing ulcerative gingivostomatitis
that due to extension to the oral mucosa of necrotizing ulcerative gingivitis.