gingivostomatitis

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gingivostomatitis

[¦jin·jə·vō‚stō·mə′tīd·əs]
(medicine)
An inflammation of the gingiva and oral mucosa.
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However, the development of herpetic gingivostomatitis was almost as common a complication in our patient population.
Complications Patients Cushingoid features 16 Weight gain 15 Oral candidiasis 10 Anemia 10 Fatigue 10 Hypertension 9 Insomnia 8 Leukopenia 8 Herpetic gingivostomatitis 7 Joint pain 7 Diabetes mellitus 7 Muscle pain 6 Lower extremity edema 5 Gastrointestinal bleeding 5 Shortness of breath 4 Depression 4 Headache 3 Osteopenia 3 Tremor 3 Avascular necrosis of hip 2 Anxiety 2 Hepatits 1 Alopecia 1 Pneumonia 1
7%) of 29 young children with culture-proven herpetic gingivostomatitis, confirming the role played by viral infections in the pathogenesis of infections caused by the organism (9).