Acute Herpetic Gingivostomatitis in Adults: A Review of 13 Cases, Including Diagnosis and Management • Amir H. Ajar,BSc, DDS• • Peter J. Chauvin,DDS, MSc, FRCD(C)• Abstract Objective: To present to general dentists the typical signs and symptoms associated with adult acute (primary) herpetic gingivostomatitis.
Gingivostomatitis is a common infection of the mouth and gums. The main symptoms are mouth or gum swelling. There may also be lesions in the mouth that resemble canker sores.This infection may be Author: Natalie Phillips.
Herpetic Gingivostomatitis - Pictures, Treatment, Symptoms, Diagnosis, Acute. It is fusion of stomatitis and gingivitis (inflammation of gingival and oral mucosa).
Acute herpetic gingivostomatitis in adults: a review of 13 cases, including diagnosis and management. The clinical files of 13 adult patients were reviewed. All had no history of herpes simplex virus infection and presented with oral lesions suggestive of primary herpetic infection. The subjects were all patients of one of the investigators Cited by: 69.