Journal of the Korean Academy of Pediatric Dentistry 2006;33(1):85-90.
Published online February 28, 2006.
NECROTIZING GINGIVOSTOMATITIS : CASE REPORT
전남대학교 치과대학 소아치과학교실 및 치의학연구소 
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Abstract
Necrotizing ulcerative gingivitis(NUG), necrotizing ulcerative periodontitis(NUP), necrotizing stomatitis (NS), and Noma (cnacrum oris) are rapidly destructive debilitating and potentially serious oral infection which considered to be different clinical stages of the same process. These have been collectively referred to as: Vincent's infection, infectious oral necrosis, or necrotizing gingivostomatitis(NG). Prevalence of necrotizing gingivostomatitis is 0.19~0.5% and peak incidence is 2-6 years of age. The etiology and pathogenesis of necrotizing gingivostomatitis have been associated with virulent bacteria and impaired host defense and the primary diagnostic signs are pain, interdental ulceration or necrosis, and gingival bleeding. Secondary diagnostic sign is pseudomembrane. This case report was about oral conditions and treatment of the patient who referred from the Dept. of PED and diagnosed a necorotizing gingivostomatitis.
Key Words: Necrotizing stomatitis, Oral infection, Necrotizing gingivostomatitis


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