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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J Desquamatiive Med Res. Basal cell adenoma Canalicular adenoma Ductal papilloma Monomorphic adenoma Myoepithelioma Oncocytoma Papillary cystadenoma lymphomatosum Pleomorphic adenoma Sebaceous adenoma Malignant: Secondary infections, constant trauma from chewing and the use of a tooth brush, may delay the healing process.

Gingival biopsy is best avoided, as gingival chronic inflammation may lead to confusion. Oral and maxillofacial pathology K00—K06, K11—K14—, — Paediatric dentistry 4th ed.

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Desquamative gingivitis: A review

National Center for Biotechnology InformationU. Recently, it has been generally accepted that DG can be the initial symptom of vesicular bullous diseases and can emerge as a result of reactions against some chemicals and allergens, and that it is not related to hormones 2361012 desquxmative, Support Center Support Center.

Carranza’s clinical periodontology 11th ed. Use of drugs such as cyclosporine, gijgivitis, and dapsone has also been mentioned in the literature Squamous cell papilloma Keratoacanthoma Malignant: Diagnostic pathways and clinical significance of desquamative gingivitis. Other treatment regimen includes intravenous immunoglobulins, plasmapheresis, and Low level laser therapy LLLT.


The patient also noticed the appearance of blisters on her gums on and off which would heal subsequently without any medical intervention. This condition was first recognized and reported inbut the term desquamative gingivits was not coined until Scully C, Laskaris G.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Abstract Gingival desquamation is a clinical sign in ginggivitis the gingiva appears reddish, glazed and friable with destruction of the epithelium.

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Br J Oral Maxillofac Surg. American Academy of Periodontology. MMP antigens are usually present in lamina lucida of basement membrane, but lamina densa may also be the primary site of involvement in some cases. Direct application of chlobetasole propionate to the affected site is recommended 3 The most frequent first site involved in MMP is the oral cavity.

Chorzelski and Jablonska 29 ,; Egan et al. Treatment If there are previously determined etiologic factors allergen materials, etc. The marginal gingiva was scalloped in outline and had rolled borders with absence of melanin pigmentation [ Figure 1 ]. The first international consensus on mucous membrane pemphigoid: Endo H, Rees TD.

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If not, they should forgo the use of floss pending improvement in their gingival health. Well-oriented stratified squamous epithelium which is negative for immunoglobulin G, immunoglobulin A, gingivitiis M, C3c and C1q Click here to view. Jones and Dolby 34 Molecular mechanisms of cell proliferation induced by low power laser irradiation.


There are cases that have been reported concerning the successful use of topical tacrolimus 0. Direct immunofluorescence showing a linear deposition of IgG and C3 at the dermo-epidermal junction. In patients with ocular MMP who were not treated or are inappropriately treated, scarring may lead to blindness. Benign lymphoepithelial lesion Ectopic salivary gland tissue Frey’s syndrome HIV salivary gland disease Necrotizing sialometaplasia Mucocele Ranula Pneumoparotitis Salivary duct stricture Salivary gland aplasia Salivary gland atresia Salivary gland diverticulum Salivary gland fistula Salivary gland hyperplasia Salivary gland hypoplasia Salivary gland neoplasms Benign: MMP is a heterogeneous group of autoimmune, chronic inflammatory, subepithelial blistering disease of mucous membranes, oral, ocular, genital, nasopharyngeal, esophageal, and laryngeal mucosa are frequently gihgivitis, with rare skin involvement.

Desquamative gingivitis

desquamativee A review and discussion. Intraoral examination revealed an erythematous and inflamed labial gingiva with interspersed areas of normal gingiva in relation to 11, 12, 21, Semin Cutan Med Surg.

Some authorities feel it is not necessary to perform DIF on patients with OLP, although most agree that histopathologic evaluation is desirable. Please review our privacy policy.

Chronic desquamative gingivitis was first described by Tomes and Tomes in If there are previously determined etiologic factors allergen materials, etc.