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Gingivitis, Necrotizing Ulcerative MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Gingivitis, Necrotizing Ulcerative
Tree Number(s)
C01.150.252.400.388.350.350
C01.408.446
C07.465.714.258.480.446
Unique ID
D005892
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D005892
Scope Note
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.
Entry Term(s)
Acute Membranous Gingivitis
Acute Necrotizing Ulcerative Gingivitis
Fusospirillary Gingivitis
Fusospirillosis
Phagedenic Gingivitis
Stomatitis, Ulcerative
Trench Mouth
Vincent Angina
Vincent Infection
Vincent's Gingivitis
Vincent's Infection
Vincent's Stomatitis
NLM Classification #
WU 240.5
Public MeSH Note
73; was VINCENT'S INFECTION 1963-72
Online Note
use GINGIVITIS, NECROTIZING ULCERATIVE to search VINCENT'S INFECTION 1966-72
History Note
73; was VINCENT'S INFECTIONS 1963-72
Date Established
1973/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2019/06/17
Gingivitis, Necrotizing Ulcerative Preferred
Vincent Angina Related
Stomatitis, Ulcerative Related
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