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19 Possible Causes for Oral Mucosal Disorder, Patient Appears Acutely Ill

  • Stevens-Johnson Syndrome

    The patient appears to have SJS, and he also has a long list of medications. Which of the following recently started medications is most likely responsible for SJS?[] illness D Histopathologic findings do not clearly delineate between SJS/TEN and EMM 3.[] […] frequently occur without drug use B In cases of SJS related to drug use, the duration of medication use is generally unimportant C Patch tests are helpful during the period of acute[]

  • Dieffenbachia Poisoning

    You are here: Home / Plant Poisoning, Caladium, Dieffenbachia, and Philodendron What is Plant Poisoning, Caladium, Dieffenbachia, and Philodendron? Imaging X-rays of Plant Poisoning, Caladium, Dieffenbachia, and Philodendron CT Scan of Plant Poisoning, Caladium, Dieffenbachia, and Philodendron Bone Scan of Plant Poisoning,[…][]

  • Philodendron Poisoning

    Philodendron is a flowering houseplant. Philodendron poisoning occurs when someone eats pieces of this plant. This article is for information only. DO NOT use it to treat or manage an actual poison exposure. If you or someone you are with has an exposure, call your local emergency number (such as 911), or your local[…][]

  • Stomatitis

    Bacterial and viral culture Laboratory tests Biopsy Patients with acute stomatitis and no symptoms, signs, or risk factors for systemic illness probably require no testing[] mucosal disorder.[] Allergic contact stomatitis (ACS) is an oral mucosal immunoinflammatory disorder variably characterized clinically by erythematous plaques, vesiculation, ulceration, and/or[]

  • Primary Herpes Simplex Infection

    RIH may appear similar to traumatic lesions (mechanical/thermal/chemical) or other types of oral mucosal disorders, such as aphthous stomatitis.[]

  • Drug Eruptions

    [1] Oral lesions [1] Sialorrhea (1–10%) Stomatitis (1–10%) Tongue disorder (1–10%) Tongue ulceration Ulcerative stomatitis (1–10%) Xerostomia (10–60%) [4] Cardiovascular[] […] hemorrhage [1] Mucosal Cheilitis ( 75%) [8] Dry mucous membranes [1] Epistaxis (10–25%) Gingival bleeding (1–10%) Gingivitis (1–10%) Glossitis Mucocutaneous reactions [1] Mucositis[]

  • Hepatitis B

    During the incubation period and during the acute phase of the illness, surface antigen-antibody complexes may be found in the sera of some patients.[] Oral manifestations of liver dysfunction include mucosal membrane jaundice, bleeding disorders, petechiae, increased vulnerability to bruising, gingivitis, gingival bleeding[] The antigen persists during the acute illness and usually clears from the circulation during convalescence.[]

  • Herpes Simplex Gingivostomatitis

    RIH may appear similar to traumatic lesions (mechanical/thermal/chemical) or other types of oral mucosal disorders, such as aphthous stomatitis.[]

  • Acute Epiglottitis

    The oral cavity is the most common site of mucosal lesions and often represents the initial site of disease.[] However, this patient appears quite ill - this is at odds with these diagnoses.[] On examination, the boy appears acutely ill. He is sitting, leaning forward with his mouth open, he has a muffled voice and is drooling .[]

  • Erythema Multiforme

    Erythema multiforme and related disorders. Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 2007;103:642-654. CrossRef Farthing P, Bagan J.V, Scully C.[] Mucosal diseases series. Number IV. Erythema multiforme. Oral Dis. 2005;11(5):261-7. CrossRef Aburto C, Torres R, Caro A, Salinas E.[]

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