Glossary for Oral lesions in children
Medical terms related to Oral lesions in children or mentioned in this section include:
- Acute necrotizing ulcerative gingivitis: 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 trench mouth, Vincent's angina or Vincent's infection.
- Agranulocytosis: Extremely low level of white blood cells (basophils, eosinophils and neutrophils).
- Aphthous stomatitis: A rare condition characterized by recurring painful ulcers in the mouth.
- Behcet's syndrome: Recurring inflammation of small blood vessels affecting various areas.
- Breath symptoms: Breath-related symptoms including breath odor
- Breathing symptoms: Symptoms affecting the breathing systems.
- Candidiasis: Fungal infection of moist areas such as mouth or vagina
- Canker sores: Ulcers of the mouth or nearby areas
- Celiac Disease: Digestive intolerance to gluten in the diet.
- Child health symptoms: Symptoms related to pediatric (child) health.
- Crohn's disease: Crohn's disease causes inflammation of the digestive system. It is one of a group of diseases called inflammatory bowel disease. The disease can affect any area from the mouth to the anus. It often affects the lower part of the small intestine called the ileum.
- Epidermolysis bullosa: A group of rare inherited skin diseases characterized by fragile skin which forms blisters with even minor injuries. The blisters can be painful and can occur anywhere on the skin and even inside the digestive tract.
- Epstein-Barr virus: Common virus causing mononucleosis
- Face symptoms: Symptoms affecting the face
- Fibroma: A tumour that is comprised mainly of fibrous connective tissue
- Geographic tongue: Geographic tongue is a tongue that resembles a map because of patches of tissue on the surface.
- Gingivitis: Inflammation of the gums
- HIV/AIDS: HIV is a sexually transmitted virus and AIDS is the progressive immune failure that HIV causes.
- Hairy Tongue: Abnormal sensation where the tongue feels hairy or furry.
- Hand, Foot, & Mouth Disease: Common contagious viral infant or child condition
- Head symptoms: Symptoms affecting the head or brain
- Hemangioma: A condition which is characterized by a benign tumour cause by newly formed blood vessels
- Herpangina: A condition which is infective and caused by the coxsackie virus
- Herpes: Virus with one subtype causing cold sores and another causing genital herpes.
- Injury: Any damage inflicted in the body
- Kawasaki disease: A childhood illness that generally affects the skin, mouth and lymph nodes.
- Leukemia: Cancer of the blood cells, usually white blood cells.
- Leukoplakia: Leukoplakia is a condition in which there are white patches on the tongue and mucus membranes of the mouth.
- Lymphangiomas: A form of angioma caused by lymph vessels
- Macroglossia: An enlarged tongue out or proportion to the size of the mouth.
- Measles: Once common viral infection now rare due to vaccination.
- Milia: White, small cysts that are commonly seen on the face.
- Mouth conditions: Any condition that affects the mouth
- Mouth symptoms: Symptoms of the mouth or oral area.
- Mucositis: Inflammation of the mucous membranes in the digestive tract.
- Mucus membrane symptoms: Symptoms affecting the mucus membranes.
- Nerve symptoms: Symptoms affecting the nerves
- Neutropenia: A reduced number of neutrophils in the blood.
- Oral candidiasis: An infection with the fungus candida which occurs in the mouth
- Oral lesions: lesions arising in the oral cavity.
- Oral pain: Pain in the mouth or oral area.
- Respiratory symptoms: Symptoms affecting the breathing systems.
- Rhabdomyosarcoma: Soft tissue cancer occurring in children
- Scarlet fever: A complication of infection from strep bacteria such as strep throat.
- Scurvy: Severe disease from vitamin C deficiency
- Sensations: Changes to sensations or the senses
- Skin symptoms: Symptoms affecting the skin.
- Stevens Johnson syndrome: A rare but serious condition involving inflammation and blistering of the skin and mucous membranes. It is believed to be an allergic reaction that can occur in response to some drugs or infectious diseases.
- Streptococcal pharyngitis: Streptococcal bacterial throat infection.
- Syphilis: A sexually transmitted disease caused by a bacteria (Treponema pallidum). The condition is often asymptomatic in the early stages but one or more sores may be present in the early stages. Untreated syphilis usually results in remission of visible symptoms but further severe damage may occur to internal organs and other body tissues which can result in death.
- Throat symptoms: Symptoms affecting the throat
- Toxic Shock Syndrome: Severe immune reaction causing shock
- Traumatic ulcer: break in skin caused due to trauma
- Varicella -- Teratogenic Agent: There is strong evidence to indicate that the development of Varicella during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the stage of pregnancy that the exposure occurred at.
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