Glossary for Stomatitis in children
Medical terms related to Stomatitis in children or mentioned in this section include:
- Abdominal symptoms: Symptoms affecting the abdomen or digestive tract
- Behcet's Disease: Recurring inflammation of small blood vessels affecting various areas.
- Breath symptoms: Breath-related symptoms including breath odor
- Breathing symptoms: Symptoms affecting the breathing systems.
- 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.
- Cyclic neutropenia: A rare blood disorder characterized by recurrent periods of extremely low blood levels of neutrophils which results in frequent infections. The low level usually occurs for about 7 days every 21 days. Levels of other blood components may also be affected.
- Decreased folate: Decrease in one of the B vitamins required for red blood cell production
- Digestive symptoms: Any symptoms affecting the digestive tract.
- Face symptoms: Symptoms affecting the face
- HIV/AIDS: HIV is a sexually transmitted virus and AIDS is the progressive immune failure that HIV causes.
- Head symptoms: Symptoms affecting the head or brain
- Herpangina: A condition which is infective and caused by the coxsackie virus
- Inflammatory bowel disease: Inflammatory bowel disease refers to digestive symptoms resulting from chronic bowel inflammation. Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis are two of the main subtypes of the disease. Scientists have discovered an array of genetic mutations which can result in an increased susceptibility to inflammatory bowel disease. Not all people with the genetic anomaly will develop the condition but it can increase the risk especially if other environmental factors are also present. The severity of the disease that develops is variable.
- Inflammatory symptoms: Symptoms related to inflammation.
- Intermittent Stomatitis: Intermittent stomatitis refers to periodic inflammation, including redness, swelling, irritation, of the mucus membranes of the mouth and throat.
- Leukemia: Cancer of the blood cells, usually white blood cells.
- Mouth symptoms: Symptoms of the mouth or oral area.
- Mucus membrane symptoms: Symptoms affecting the mucus membranes.
- Nerve symptoms: Symptoms affecting the nerves
- Nutritional deficiency: Any deficiency of the nutrients that are required to sustain human life
- Respiratory symptoms: Symptoms affecting the breathing systems.
- Sick: Feeling ill or off color
- 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.
- 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.
- Stomatitis: Inflammation of the oral mucous membranes.
- Stress: Emotional stress (sometimes refers to physical stress)
- Throat symptoms: Symptoms affecting the throat
- 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.
- Ulcerative colitis: Ulcerative colitis (Colitis ulcerosa, UC) is a form of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). Ulcerative colitis is a form of colitis, a disease of the intestine, specifically the large intestine or colon, that includes characteristic ulcers, or open sores, in the colon.
- Vitamin B12 Deficiency: A deficiency of Vitamin B12 primarily causes anemias the body is unable to make sufficient quantities of normal red blood cells. Severe cases can lead to permanent nervous system problems. The vitamin B12 deficiency can result from absorption problems, insufficient dietary intake, certain medications (e.g. metformin), inherited conditions (e.g. transcobalamin deficiency) and certain chronic parasitic intestinal infestations.
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