acute necrotizing ulcerative gingivitisnoun
Medical Definition of acute necrotizing ulcerative gingivitis
Note: Other symptoms of acute necrotizing ulcerative gingivitis include bad breath, a gray film on the gums, and fever. Risk factors may include poor oral hygiene, tobacco use, pre-existing oral infection, and a weakened immune system (as from poor nutrition or emotional stress).
— called also fusospirochetosis, necrotizing ulcerative gingivitis, trench mouth, Vincent's infection
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