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Trench mouth

Introduction: Trench mouth

Description of Trench mouth

Trench mouth (medical condition): A rare form of bacterial oral infection which causes inflammation...more »

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Acute necrotizing ulcerative gingivitis:
  »Introduction: Acute necrotizing ulcerative gingivitis
  »Symptoms of Acute necrotizing ulcerative gingivitis

Trench mouth: A reoccurring periodontal disease which results in necrosis and ulceration of the gums. Symptoms may include fever, bone loss, breath odor and enlarge neck and throat lymph nodes. Also called acute necrotizing ulcerative gingivitis, Vincent's angina or Vincent's infection.

Trench mouth: an acute communicable infection of the respiratory tract and mouth marked by ulceration of the mucous membrane.
Source: WordNet 2.1

Trench mouth: 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.
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Trench mouth: Related Topics

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Trench mouth as a Disease

Trench mouth: Another name for Acute necrotizing ulcerative gingivitis (or close medical condition association).
  »Introduction: Acute necrotizing ulcerative gingivitis
  »Symptoms of Acute necrotizing ulcerative gingivitis

Trench mouth: Related Diseases

Trench mouth: Trench mouth is listed as a type of (or associated with) the following medical conditions in our database:

Causes of Trench mouth

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Symptoms of Trench mouth (Acute necrotizing ulcerative gingivitis)

Some of the symptoms of Trench mouth incude:

Trench mouth as a Symptom

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Broader terms for Trench mouth

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Hierarchical classifications of Trench mouth

The following list attempts to classify Trench mouth into categories where each line is subset of the next.

WordNet 2.1

  • contagion,contagious disease
  • communicable disease
  • disease
  • illness,malady,sickness,unwellness
  • health problem,ill health,unhealthiness
  • pathological state
  • condition,status
  • state

Source: WordNet 2.1

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