A distinct form of periodontal disease due to inflammatory infection of the gingiva, characterized by pain, ulcerations, and necrotizing damage to interdental papillae
Caused by an im...
Acute onset of oral pain
Fetid odor of breath
Bleeding and necrosis of interdental papillae
Multimodal treatment approach with superficial debridement, oral hygiene, antimicrobial mouthwash, and consideration for oral antibiotics in those with poor response to debri...
Close dental follow-up
Primary care follow-up
Specialty follow-up (if underlying immunodeficiency)
Soft diet until healed
Balanced nutritional diet
Hegde S, Madhurkar JG, Sruthi G, Rajesh KS, Kumar MSA. Conservative Management Of Necrotizing Gingival Disease - A Case Report.
IOSR Journal of De...
409865002 Vincent’s disease (disorder)
173599005 Acute necrotizing ulcerative gingivostomatitis (disorder)
Immunosuppression, malnourishment, smoking, and poor oral hygiene are key risk factors for necrotizing ulcerative gingivitis.
Diagnosis is largely clinical based on symptoms of oral pai...
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FIG. 5.10. A child with typical "punched out" gingiva, pathognomonic for acute necrotizing ulcerative gingivitis. (Courtesy of Dr. Mark Snyder.)
FIG. 5.10. A child with typical "punched out" gingiva, pathognomonic for acute necrotizing ulcerative gingivitis. (Courtesy of Dr. Mark Sn...