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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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Resolution of lesions after systemic steroids therapy Click here to view. Efficacy of low-level laser therapy for chronic cutaneous ulceration in humans: The management of DG has been a major problem, largely because the etiology of the disease has been elusive. This phenomenon is very common in several mucocutaneous disorders. Semin Cutan Med Surg. Nil Conflict of Interest: Lichen planus is an idiopathic t-cell mediated inflammatory condition.

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Custom built silicone or acrylic carriers ginfivitis provide long term contact of the drug with the gingival lesion can be prepared to increase the effectiveness of the topical treatment. Abstract Desquamative gingivitis DG is characterized by the erythematous gingiva, desquamation and erosion of the gingival epithelium, and blister formation.

Related articles Desquamative gingivitis diagnostic aids pemphigus. The exact etiology of MMP is not known.

However, the oral lesions usually heal without scarring. Definitive diagnosis of DG should be made by gingviitis biopsy, histopathological examination and DIF. Hamilton BC Decker Inc; MMP is a rare, chronic autoimmune blistering disorder characterized by subepithelial bullae.


Bullous pemphigoid, cicatricial pemphigoid, and pemphigus vulgaris.

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It is more common in women than in men. Topical use of sicatrizing drugs as supportive treatment accelerates regression of lesions There were no associated ocular, cutaneous ginggivitis genital lesions.

Chronic desquamative gingivitis was described for the first time by Tomes and Tomes in 3. Nikolsky’s sign positive Click here to view. Contact sensitivity reactions in the oral mucosa. Her medical history was non-contributory. While only desquamations can be observed in the patients, there can also be associated vesicular-bullous lesions, in addition to ulcerative and lichenoid lesions.

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Chronic inflammatory infiltrate in the lamina propria contains eosinophils, lymphocytes, and neutrophils. Treatment of cicatricial benign mucous membrane pemphigoid with dapsone. Clinical problem solving in dentistry 3rd ed.

The marginal gingiva was scalloped in outline and had rolled borders with absence of melanin pigmentation [ Figure 1 ]. The clinical condition generally exacerbates with plaque accumulation, trauma or improper brushing. The patient’s oral hygiene was poor and gingiva showed bleeding on probing with no attachment loss. Debridement Scaling and root planing Full mouth disinfection Full mouth ultrasonic debridement. Desquamative gingivitis and oral mucous membrane diseases.

Erythematous labial gingiva in desqkamative to maxillary incisor teeth. Frequency of desquamative gingivitis in skin diseases. Desquamative gingivitis DG is characterized by the erythematous gingiva, desquamation and erosion of the gingival epithelium, and blister formation. Secondary infections, constant trauma from chewing and gingivitos use of a tooth brush, may delay the healing process.


Orofacial soft tissues — Soft tissues around the mouth Actinomycosis 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. Severe oral lichen planus. Occassionally, gingival inflammation may occur in the absence of bacterial plaque, in the form of chronic desquamative gingivitis.

Intraoral examination revealed an erythematous and inflamed labial gingiva with interspersed areas of normal gingiva in relation to 11, 12, 21, None, Conflict of Interest: DG is a clinical finding, which progresses with vesicular formation, atrophy, erosion and desquamation, characterized with diffuse erythema of the marginal and keratinized gingiva 689 Presence of intact bullae and absence of erosions clinically and subepithelial cleft histopathologically ruled out pemphigus vulgaris.

Herlofson BB, Barkvoll P. Your session is about to expire. The treatment strategies vary according to the preference of the physician, the age of the patient, the severity of the disease and the site involved. The bulla was relatively resilient to puncture [ Figure 2 ].