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Gingivitis, Necrotizing Ulcerative

"Gingivitis, Necrotizing Ulcerative" 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.

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.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Gingivitis, Necrotizing Ulcerative" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Gingivitis, Necrotizing Ulcerative" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 8 publications over 6 distinct years, with a maximum of 3 publications in 2001
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