Chronic Desquamative Gingivitis


Dr. Kiran R Sethiya (Author)
Dr. Chitrika Subhadarsanee (Author)

Series: Dentistry and Oral Sciences
BISAC: MED016000

This book offers an extensive and comprehensive description of individual dermatologic disease manifesting in the form of chronic desquamative gingivitis. A more specific description of the historical background of this condition, the individual dermatoses associated with it, and the pathology is presented. Treatment methods with demonstrated success are detailed for treating clinicians.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents




Chapter 1. Introduction

Chapter 2. Historical Background

Chapter 3. Etiology of Desquamative Gingivitis

Chapter 4. Clinical Features

Chapter 5. Diagnosis

Chapter 6. Differential Diagnosis

Chapter 7. Diseases Clinically Presenting More Commonly as Desquamative Gingivitis

Chapter 8. Conclusion

Chapter 9. References


The compilation of the work in the monograph entitled “Chronic Desquamative Gingivitis” presents to the reader a very clear view of evolution of this disease entity through various dermatological diseases. The sequential depiction of individual dermatoses along with its basic etiopathogenesis of epithelial desquamation, its severity, and different updated methods of investigation for its accurate diagnosis upholds the discretion of the clinician to successfully treat this disease entity. The individual approach of each dermatologic basis of this disease is unique, as it is a more targeted treatment approach. The simple and lucid picturesque presentation clears various doubts in the mind of the clinician to be more accurate in diagnosis and treatment modality. This monograph may prove extremely useful for the aspirants pursuing undergraduate and post-graduate education in the field of dentistry, medicine, especially dermatology and public health. It is noteworthy that the information compiled in this monograph will continue to provide interesting and new information for teachers and faculty members in the fields of dentistry and medicine.

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