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Aggressive Periodontitis

"Aggressive Periodontitis" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

Inflammation and loss of PERIODONTIUM that is characterized by rapid attachment loss and bone destruction in the presence of little local factors such as DENTAL PLAQUE and DENTAL CALCULUS. This highly destructive form of periodontitis often occurs in young people and was called early-onset periodontitis, but this disease also appears in old people.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Aggressive Periodontitis" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Aggressive Periodontitis" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 37 publications over 21 distinct years, with a maximum of 4 publications in 2013
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Funded by the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences through its Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program, grant number UL1TR002541.