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What is Vincent's disease?

What is Vincent's disease?

  • Vincent's disease: Form of gingivitis causing ulcers.
  • Vincent's disease: 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.
    Source - Diseases Database
  • Vincent's disease: an acute communicable infection of the respiratory tract and mouth marked by ulceration of the mucous membrane.
    Source - WordNet 2.1

Vincent's disease: Introduction

Types of Vincent's disease:

Broader types of Vincent's disease:

How serious is Vincent's disease?

Complications of Vincent's disease: see complications of Vincent's disease

What causes Vincent's disease?

Causes of Vincent's disease: see causes of Vincent's disease
Risk factors for Vincent's disease: see risk factors for Vincent's disease

What are the symptoms of Vincent's disease?

Symptoms of Vincent's disease: see symptoms of Vincent's disease

Complications of Vincent's disease: see complications of Vincent's disease

Can anyone else get Vincent's disease?

Contagion of Vincent's disease: Not contagious
More information: see contagiousness of Vincent's disease

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Vincent's disease: Dentist, Oral Surgeon ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Vincent's disease.
Treatments for Vincent's disease: see treatments for Vincent's disease
Research for Vincent's disease: see research for Vincent's disease

Organs Affected by Vincent's disease:

Organs and body systems related to Vincent's disease include:

Name and Aliases of Vincent's disease

Main name of condition: Vincent's disease

Class of Condition for Vincent's disease: dental

Other names or spellings for Vincent's disease:

Acute ulcerative necrotising gingivitis, trench mouth

Vincent's angina, ANUG, Acute necrotizing ulcerative gingivitis, Acute ulcerative gingivitis, Plaut-Vincent angina Source - Diseases Database

Vincent's angina, Vincent's infection
Source - WordNet 2.1

Vincent's disease: Related Conditions

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