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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However, in Glickman and Smulow suggested DG may have multiple causes. Ahlfors EE, Lyberg T. Dentists could be the first health professionals to recognize this multi-mucosal involvement disorder.

Desquamative gingivitis: A review

Update on mucous membrane pemphigoid: This was a case report of a year-old female patient who reported to the out-patient Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, Saveetha Dental College and Hospitals, Chennai with a complaint of burning sensation and tenderness in the gums, which worsened on intake of spicy food desqquamative 9 months.

Usually caused by mucocutaneous diseases with the most common being lichen planus, mucous membrane pemphigoid and pemphigus vulgaris. Contact sensitivity reactions in the oral mucosa. Photomicrograph showing sub-epithelial cleft and basal cell degeneration, with haemmorhagic areas. However, the oral lesions usually heal without scarring. Mucous membrane pemphigoid MMPoral lichen planus and pemphigus vulgaris accounts for the major causes of gingival desquamation.

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Use of drugs such as cyclosporine, azathioprine, and dapsone has also been mentioned in the literature Open in a separate window. Treatment If there are previously determined etiologic factors allergen materials, etc. Gallagher G, Shklar G.

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Although the intraoral presence of desquamative gingival lesions differ, various durations from 2 months to 25 years have been reported Frequency of desquamative gingivitis in skin diseases. Use of oral exfoliative cytology to diagnose desquamative gingivitis: Double-blind clinical trial of 0.

The striking presence of desquamative gingivitis in a year-old female patient with an intact hemorrhagic bullae without coexisting skin lesionsin association with characteristic histopathological and immunofluorescent features confirmed the diagnosis of MMP.

Gingival lesions diagnosed as pemphigus vulgaris in an adolescent.

The disease continues chronically with periods of remission and exacerbation. Drugs or chemicals implicated include various oral oral health care products. Semin Cutan Med Surg. The material cannot be used for commercial purposes. The bulla was relatively resilient to puncture [ Figure 2 ]. Erythematous labial gingiva in relation to maxillary incisor teeth.

Histopathologic features of OLP include a band-like infiltration of lymphocytes in the sub-basal connective tissue and liquefaction degeneration of the basal cells of the epithelium. The features reported in the present case were consistent with the previous literature reviews. Desquamative gingivitis, Mucocutaneous diseases, Contact allergic reactions. Characteristic Features of Desquamative Gingivitis.

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The most frequent first site involved in MMP is the oral cavity. Gentle debridement of plaque and calculus is indicated but vigorous scaling and root planning should be avoided. Ocular cicatricial pemphigoid occurring as a sequela of Stevens-Johnson syndrome.

Lichen planus Scully et al. J Istanb Univ Fac Dent. Erosive lichen planus, mucous membrane pemphigoid, pemphigus vulgaris, and lupus erythematosus.

Estrogen support for the treatment of DG has been recommended based on the presence of estrogen-sensitive receptors in the human gingiva and estrogen destruction Gallagher and Shklar[ 22 ] compiled the data of patients and observed gingival involvement in almost all cases. Recovery of the gingiva may take months There are cases that have been reported concerning the successful use of topical tacrolimus 0.

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Bullae irt maxillary tuberosity Click here to view. Case Report This was a case report of a year-old female patient who reported to the out-patient Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, Saveetha Dental College and Hospitals, Chennai with a complaint of burning sensation and tenderness in the gums, which worsened on intake of spicy food since 9 months.

Good oral hygiene and use of a soft bristle toothbrush may partly alleviate the patient’s discomfort. In this paper, we aimed to review the current literature on the pathogenesis, diagnosis management and prognosis of DG.

A review and discussion. Oral and maxillofacial pathology K00—K06, K11—K14—, — Dwsquamative and Porter 2Do you want to continue logged desquaamtive

About chronic pemphigus of the mucous membranes. Taking detailed patient history, performing a careful intraoral examination and determining the presence or absence of similar lesions at other sites of the body are the most important steps in clinical practice. Mucosal and gingival desquamation developing as a result of an allergic reaction against toothpaste.

Desquamative gingivitis DG is a clinical desquaamtive used to describe gingival tissues that demonstrate potentially painful gingival erythema, hemorrhage, sloughing, erosion, and ulceration Figure 1 and Box 1.