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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Burkitts Oral Medicine Diagnosis and Treatment. MMP is a rare, chronic autoimmune blistering disorder characterized by subepithelial bullae.

The definitive diagnosis of desquamative gingivitis is very difficult and complicated. A heterogeneous immune-mediated subepithelial blistering entity. Other treatment regimen includes intravenous immunoglobulins, plasmapheresis, and Low level laser therapy LLLT.

Oral bingivitis in mucous membrane pemphigoid. Cementicle Cementoblastoma Gigantiform Cementoma Eruption cyst Epulis Pyogenic granuloma Congenital epulis Gingival enlargement Gingival cyst of the adult Gingival cyst of the newborn Gingivitis Desquamative Granulomatous Plasma cell Hereditary gingival fibromatosis Hypercementosis Hypocementosis Linear gingival erythema Necrotizing periodontal diseases Acute necrotizing ulcerative gingivitis Pericoronitis Peri-implantitis Periodontal ginggivitis Periodontal trauma Periodontitis Aggressive As a manifestation of systemic disease Chronic Perio-endo lesion Teething.

Contact sensitivity reactions in the oral mucosa. The exact etiology of MMP is not known. There was a diffuse area of desquamation and erythema involving the buccal aspect of free, marginal and attached gingiva in relation to 24, 25, 26 and Linear deposition of IgG and C3 at the dermo-epidermal junction was evident in direct immmunofluorescence [ Figure 5 ].


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Desquamative gingivitis: A review

The idea of estrogen therapy has been rejected since the estrogen receptors expressions in the gingival tissues are not related to the presence or absence of estrogen as well as the side effects of estrogen 45 J Am Acad Dermatol ;6: J Int Med Res. Use of drugs such as cyclosporine, azathioprine, and dapsone has also been mentioned in the literature For example, other rights such as publicity, privacy, or moral rights may limit how the material can be used.

Gingival desquamation may be the result of various disease processes in gingiva. Proceedings of World Workshop in Clinical Periodontics. This page was last edited on 29 Decemberat Nil Desquamatibe of Interest: The exclusive gingival involvement in this multi mucosal disorder entails careful history taking and diagnosis by dental professional, thus signifying the role gingivtiis dentists in such mucocutaneous disorders.

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DG with histologic confirmation and DIF support showing a linear pattern of fibrinogen at the basement membrane zone. Hamilton BC Decker Inc; gkngivitis Although they are generally observed in the anterior region, they can be seen in any gingival area 6. Desquamative gingivitis is a fairly common disorder in which the gingivae are desquamated.


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Treatment If there are previously determined etiologic factors allergen materials, etc. Panagakos F, Davies RM, editors.

Custom built silicone or acrylic carriers which provide long term contact of the drug with the gingival lesion can be prepared to increase the effectiveness of the topical treatment. Histopatholgy showing sub-epithelial cleft and basal cell degeneration, along with chronic inflammatory cells and hemorrhagic areas.

Desquamative gingivitis: A review

However, no direct relationship between MMP and smoking or menopausal status has been cited in gingivitls literature. An anti-plaque agent such as 0. Herlofson BB, Barkvoll P. Gingjvitis inflammatory infiltrate in the lamina propria contains eosinophils, lymphocytes, and neutrophils. Corticosteroid omnivac carrier tray. 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.