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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Histopathologic appearance of the lesion Click here to view. A study of 85 cases. Molecular mechanisms of cell proliferation induced by low power laser irradiation.

Desquamative gingivitis

Please review our privacy policy. In the present case, the affected patient was a year-old female who presented with exclusive gingkvitis involvement without any other mucosal or cutaneous involvement. The patient with recurrent oral ulceration. Presence of intact bullae and absence of erosions clinically and subepithelial cleft histopathologically ruled out pemphigus vulgaris.

The epithelium is dislodged by gentle pressure. Desquamative gingivitis can be the clinical symptom of some dermatitis and mucocutaneous diseases and the underlying primary cause should be evaluated meticulously.

Chronic desquamation of the gingiva is referred to as desquamative gingivitis DG 2. Taking detailed patient history, performing a careful intraoral examination and determining the presence gingiitis absence of similar lesions at other sites of the body are the most important steps in clinical practice.

The clinical picture worsens with the disruption of oral hygiene practices due to pain and bleeding 3 Epidemiology of desquamative vesquamative The bulla was relatively resilient to puncture [ Figure 2 ]. A state of uncertainty. Salivary glands Benign ginggivitis 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: Author information Article notes Copyright and License information Disclaimer.


Patient’s education and motivation should be done, as plaque induced gingivitis may worsen or aggravate the course of the disease. Ahlfors EE, Lyberg T. Desquamative effect of sodium lauryl sulfate on oral mucosa.

Even with the use of various diagnostic gingivjtis and techniques, sometimes, the clinician may reach a state of uncertainty. Immunodiagnosis of pemphigus and mucous membrane pemphigoid. Carranza’s clinical periodontology 11th ed. Desquamative gingivitis associated with psoriasis. The desquamated area showed loss of stippling. Chorzelski TP, Jablonska S. Lichen planus Scully et al. After obtaining an informed consent from the patient, an incisional biopsy was taken from the buccal aspect of left maxillary gingival region adjacent to the bullae region for histopathologic and immunofluorescent studies.

Other Eagle syndrome Hemifacial hypertrophy Facial hemiatrophy Oral manifestations of systemic disease. Diagnoses Chronic periodontitis Localized aggressive periodontitis Generalized aggressive periodontitis Periodontitis as a manifestation of systemic disease Periodontosis Necrotizing periodontal diseases Abscesses of the periodontium Combined periodontic-endodontic lesions.

Pseudomembrane covered, irregularly shaped erosions constitute the second most common manifestation in MMP.

Well-oriented stratified squamous dsequamative which is negative for immunoglobulin G, immunoglobulin A, immunoglobulin M, C3c and C1q Click here to view. Desquamative gingivitis, Mucocutaneous diseases, Contact allergic reactions. Common major histocompatibility complex class II markers in clinical variants of cicatricial pemphigoid.


There are cases that have been reported concerning the successful use of topical tacrolimus 0. Chronic desquamative gingivitis was first described by Tomes and Tomes in Dermatological pathologies like bullous pemphigoid, MMP, pemphigus vulgaris and bullous lichen planus were considered ginfivitis the most probable differential diagnosis. Conn Dent Stud J.

There were no associated ocular, cutaneous or genital lesions. One suggested gingibitis is to use the trays twice daily for 20 minutes during each application. Intraoral restorations or prosthesis should be removed 8.

Desquamative gingivitis – Wikipedia

Treatment If there are previously determined etiologic factors allergen materials, etc. The clinical features of what is now consistent with DG were described dequamative the dental literature as early asbut it is believed to have been first discussed in the English dental literature by Tomes and Tomes in Ir J Med Sci.

DG is a clinical finding, which progresses with vesicular formation, atrophy, erosion and desquamation, characterized with diffuse erythema of the marginal desqamative keratinized gingiva 689 Use of oral exfoliative cytology to diagnose desquamative gingivitis: Gallagher and Shklar[ 22 ] compiled the data of patients and observed gingival involvement in almost all cases.