Medical Definition of Chronic desquamative gingivitis

1. A clinical term for a gingival condition of unknown aetiology, usually encountered in middle-aged and older women, characterised by erythema, mucosal atrophy, and desquamation, and usually accompanied by a burning sensation and pain; diagnosis is usually made by biopsy and direct immunofluorescence. Synonym: gingivosis. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Chronic Desquamative Gingivitis

chronic appendicitis
chronic ataxia
chronic atrophic polychondritis
chronic atrophic thyroiditis
chronic bacillary diarrhoea
chronic bronchitis
chronic cellular dehydration
chronic cholecystitis
chronic cicatrizing enteritis
chronic conjunctivitis
chronic constrictive pericarditis
chronic cutaneous leishmaniasis
chronic cystic mastitis
chronic desquamative gingivitis (current term)
chronic diffuse sclerosing osteomyelitis
chronic discoid lupus erythematosus
chronic disease
chronic dysentery of cattle
chronic eczema
chronic eosinophilic pneumonia
chronic familial icterus
chronic familial jaundice
chronic familial polyneuritis
chronic fatigue syndrome
chronic fibrosing alveolitis
chronic fibrous thyroiditis
chronic focal sclerosing osteomyelitis
chronic follicular conjunctivitis

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