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Necrotizing Ulcerative Gingivitis (Trench Mouth) Summary

Description: An acute or chronic GINGIVITIS characterized by redness and swelling, NECROSIS extending from the interdental papillae along the gingival margins, PAIN; HEMORRHAGE, necrotic odor, and often a pseudomembrane. The condition may extend to the ORAL MUCOSA; TONGUE; PALATE; or PHARYNX. The etiology is somewhat unclear, but may involve a complex of FUSOBACTERIUM NUCLEATUM along with spirochetes BORRELIA or TREPONEMA.

Also Known As: Trench Mouth; Gingivitis, Necrotizing Ulcerative; Vincent's Infection; Angina, Vincent; Anginas, Vincent Show All >>

Networked: 89 relevant articles (0 outcomes, 3 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Necrotizing Ulcerative Gingivitis

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Immunoglobulin G (IgG) : 1 study in 4 results : IBA
  2. Ascorbic Acid (Vitamin C) : 1 study in 2 results : FDA 18 Generic
  3. Immunoglobulins (Immunoglobulin) : 1 study in 1 result : IBA
  4. Penicillins (Penicillin) : 16 results : FDA 1
  5. cupric sulfide (CuS) : 12 results : IBA
  6. Antinuclear Antibodies : 6 results : IBA
  7. Antibodies : 6 results : IBA
  8. Antigens : 4 results : IBA
  9. Biological Markers (Surrogate Marker) : 3 results : IBA
  10. Immunoglobulin A (IgA) : 3 results : IBA
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Diseases Related to Necrotizing Ulcerative Gingivitis

  1. Lichen Planus (Lichen Ruber Planus)
  2. Pemphigus (Pemphigus Vulgaris)
  3. Hyperpigmentation
  4. Periodontitis
  5. Periodontal Diseases (Periodontal Disease)
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Key Therapies for Necrotizing Ulcerative Gingivitis

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  1. Oral Hygiene (Dental Hygiene) : 1 study in 1 result
  2. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy) : 2 results
  3. Crowns (Crown, Dental) : 2 results
  4. Oral Administration : 2 results
  5. Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy (HAART) : 1 result
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