In this paper the etiology, the clinical and histologic features, the immunopathologic studies, the diagnosis and treatment of chronic desquamative gingivitis are. Chronic desquamation of the gingiva is referred to as desquamative gingivitis ( DG) (2). Chronic desquamative gingivitis was described for the. Desquamative gingivitis (DG) is an erythematous (red), desquamatous (shedding ) and erythematosus · Chronic ulcerative stomatitis; Chronic bacterial, fungal, and viral infections; Reactions to medications, mouthwashes, and chewing gum.

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However, this guideline needs further evaluation.

Do ulcerative lesions represent a necrotizing vasculitis? A greater awareness of this condition among dentists and dermatologists would be helpful in providing patient-centered care. The majority of cases of Chronix are now known to be due to mucocutaneous conditions, in particular lichen planus, pemphigoid and pemphigus.

Benign mucous membrane pemphigoid with advanced periodontal involvement: J Can Dent Assoc. Robinson NA, Wray D.

Desquamative gingivitis: A review

Circulating antibodies can be detected by indirect immunofluorescence and immunoblot desquaamative. Diagnostic pathways and clinical significance of desquamative gingivitis. However, its use is not preferred, due to the necessity of controlling serum tacrolimus levels at certain intervals and because of the side effects in some patients 11 Chronic soreness is commonly seen and intake of spicy foods may further worsen the condition.


Among the dermatoses that manifest as desquamative gingivitis desqusmative pemphigoid, lichen planus, pemphigus vulgaris and bullous pemphigoid are more frequent. These interventions lead to a significant improvement in gingival lesions as well as oral health-related quality of life.

Alternatively the mouth may be the only site of involvement for about six months to a year before the skin is involved.

The material cannot be used for commercial purposes. However, their effects are limited due to the saliva volume and the tongue movements which decreases the effectiveness of the treatment. The disease continues chronically with periods of remission and exacerbation.

Conclusion Desquamative gingivitis can be the clinical symptom of some dermatitis and mucocutaneous diseases and the underlying primary cause should be evaluated meticulously. How to cite this article: From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Esophageal strictures may lead to dysphagia and may rarely rupture to result in mediastinitis. The patient can either have no complaints or there can be a burning sensation or severe pain. Desquamative effect of sodium lauryl sulfate on oral mucosa. Arteaga and Eisenberg 36 MMP is a rare, chronic autoimmune blistering disorder characterized by subepithelial bullae.


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Desquamative gingivitis – Wikipedia

Oral lichen planus in childhood. Erosions have a yellowish slough and are surrounded by an inflammatory halo. Desquamative gingivitis is characterized clinically by a diffuse erythema of the marginal and attached gingivae associated with areas of desquamation and corresponding symptoms.

Teeth pulpdentinenamel. Management of inflammatory conditions including periodontitis can contribute to the clinical resolution of chronic desquamative gingivitis and improve life quality of the patient. Since the patient was found to have no lesions in cutaneous, ggingivitis, ocular or genital area, the dermatologist ruled out pemphigus vulgaris or bullous pemphigoid as an underlying pathology.

Chronic desquamative gingivitis and oral health-related quality of life

Date of onset of any existing lesions, general health condition, any current infection, if the patient is aware of symptoms or not, any history of topical substances use and drugs taking history.

This in turn may lead to malnutrition. Chronic desquamative gingivitis is often a presenting manifestation of dermatoses or mucocutaneous disorders.

A sign of mucocutaneous disorders — A review.