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Clinical features of gingival pemphigus vulgaris.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  11350514     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
BACKGROUND: Pemphigus vulgaris (PV) is a rare, chronic, intraepithelial bullous disease with a potentially fatal outcome. Oral lesions are a hallmark of PV and occur in almost all cases, and represent the preliminary symptom in more than half of the patients. Gingival lesions are very common and, when solitary, often first recognized by periodontist. METHOD: In the literature, gingival localization of PV are usually described as desquamative gingivitis (DG) and/or as vesiculobullous lesions of the free and attached gingiva; in our experience, early lesions only rarely appears as extensive erythema and erosions. CONCLUSIONS: PV at the onset may frequently appear on gingiva as isolated blisters and/or erosions mainly located to the free gingiva, very little in extension and hardly to recognize as bullous lesions.
Authors:
M D Mignogna; L Lo Muzio; E Bucci
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of clinical periodontology     Volume:  28     ISSN:  0303-6979     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Clin. Periodontol.     Publication Date:  2001 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2001-05-15     Completed Date:  2001-12-04     Revised Date:  2006-10-30    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0425123     Medline TA:  J Clin Periodontol     Country:  Denmark    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  489-93     Citation Subset:  D; IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Odontostomatology and Maxillofacial Surgery, University of Naples Federico II, School of Dentistry, Italy. mdmig@tin.it
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Biopsy
Coloring Agents / diagnostic use
Cytodiagnosis
Diagnosis, Differential
Fluorescent Antibody Technique, Indirect
Fluorescent Dyes / diagnostic use
Gingival Diseases / pathology*
Humans
Pemphigus / pathology*
Recurrence
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Coloring Agents; 0/Fluorescent Dyes

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