ABSTRACT. Desquamative gingivitis is a descriptive term of nonspecific clinical expression in the gingiva (redness, burning, erosion, pain) of several. Desquamative gingivitis (DG) is a clinical term used to describe gingival tissues that demonstrate potentially painful gingival erythema, hemorrhage, sloughing. Lichen planus is an idiopathic t-cell mediated inflammatory condition. Although its etiology is unknown OLP is sometimes associated with other medical.

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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. In the present case, the affected patient dewquamative a year-old female who presented with exclusive oral involvement without any other mucosal or cutaneous involvement. Orofacial soft tissues — Soft tissues around the mouth Gibgivitis Angioedema Basal cell carcinoma Cutaneous sinus of dental origin Cystic hygroma Gnathophyma Ludwig’s angina Macrostomia Melkersson—Rosenthal syndrome Microstomia Noma Oral Crohn’s disease Orofacial granulomatosis Perioral dermatitis Pyostomatitis vegetans.

Definitive diagnosis of DG should be made by incisional biopsy, histopathological examination and DIF. Gingival lesions diagnosed as pemphigus vulgaris in an adolescent.

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Systemic and topical corticosteroids are used for the medical treatment of DG. Nisengard RJ, Neiders M. N Engl J Med. Contact sensitivity reactions in the oral mucosa. American Academy of Periodontology.


Desquamative stomatitis associated with routine use of oral health care products. Published online Apr 1. The definitive diagnosis can only be established based on the histopathological data and immunofluorescence studies.

Topical corticosteroids are commonly used to treat DG.

The most frequent first site involved in MMP is the oral cavity. The differential diagnosis of desquamative gingivitis DG includes a wide spectrum, such as chemical and electrical burns, allergic reactions, hormonal disorders and mucocutaneous diseases.

Desquamative gingivitis, Mucocutaneous diseases, Contact allergic reactions. The clinical spectrum of desquamative gingivitis.

Desquamative gingivitis

The exclusive gingival involvement in this multi mucosal disorder entails careful history taking and diagnosis by dental professional, thus signifying the role of dentists in such mucocutaneous disorders.

A clinical manifestation of several diseases and disorders featuring gingival erythema, sloughing of the gingival epithelial tissues and potentially painful erosive gingival lesions. Desquamative gingivitis DG is characterized by the erythematous gingiva, desquamation and erosion of the gingival epithelium, and blister formation.

Laryngeal stenosis can lead to fatal asphyxia.

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By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Oral MMP may be more difficult to manage than other subgroups of the disease.


Desquamattive study of mechanobullous desquamative gingivitis: J Am Acad Dermatol ;6: A case report and. Desquamative effect of sodium lauryl sulfate on oral mucosa. They also emphasized that the Nikolsky phenomenon is generally positive in DG patients.

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The appliance should be constructed so it covers involved gingiva but with spacing to allow pain free insertion and removal. Presence of intact bullae and absence of erosions clinically and subepithelial cleft histopathologically ruled out pemphigus vulgaris. Comparison of topical tacrolimus 0. Gentle manipulation induced a positive Nikolsky’s sign. Diagnostic pathways and gingivitus significance of desquamative gingivitis. Treatment of cicatricial benign mucous membrane pemphigoid with dapsone.

Oral involvement in mucous membrane pemphigoid. Chronic soreness is commonly seen and intake of spicy foods may further worsen the condition.

Lichen planus Scully et al.

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