ulcerative gingivitis


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Related to ulcerative gingivitis: ANUG

ulcerative gingivitis

[′əl·sə‚rād·iv ‚jin·jə′vīd·əs]
(medicine)
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The epidemiology, etiology, and pathophysiology of acute necrotizing ulcerative gingivitis associated with malnutrition.
The diseases most frequently encountered were acute herpetic gingivostomatitis, acute necrotizing ulcerative gingivitis and acute pseudo membranous candidiasis.
Hyaluronic acid and hyaluronidase activity in gingival exudate from sites of acute ulcerative gingivitis in man.
B) ACUTE NECROTIZING ULCERATIVE GINGIVITIS (ANUG): ANUG is strongly correlated with tobacco use.
Patients with ulcerative gingivitis, Paget disease, osteopetrosis and those on radiation therapy for the treatment of malignancy were excluded.
The commonly associated Periodontal disease in HIV-infected patients include a Rapidly progressive form of periodontitis named AIDS-virus associated periodontitis or HIV-associated periodontitis (HIV-P), clinically resembling Acute necrotizing ulcerative gingivitis. (5,6) The clinical features of HIV-P includes rapid onset and progression, interproximal necrosis, ulceration and cratering, marked edema and erythema of attached and marginal gingiva, acute pain and spontaneous bleeding.

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