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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Herpetic gingivostomatitis is often the initial presentation during the first ("Primary") herpes simplex infection.
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.
In primary herpetic gingivostomatitis, is characterized by multiple ulcers.
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.
HSV-1 is a highly prevalent pathogen causing primary infections which present clinically as herpes labialis or as primary herpetic gingivostomatitis. About 12% of primary HSV-1 infections are associated with symptoms, e.g.
kingae bacteremia was documented in 4 (13.7%) 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).