Honey for Herpes simplex Gingivostomatitis
Differential diagnosis of oral lesions includes aphthous ulcers and primary herpes simplex gingivostomatitis
, whereas in the case of maculopapular or vesicular rashes, chickenpox, id reaction, erythema exudativum multiforme, and eczema herpeticum should be considered (19, 20).
A recent study led by Santiago Peralta, Cornell University School of Veterinary Medicine Assistant Professor, Section of Dentistry and Oral Surgery, found that feline chronic gingivostomatitis
(FCGS) is more prevalent in shared households and its risk correlates with the number of cohabiting cats.
is often the initial presentation during the first ("Primary") herpes simplex infection.
Perimenopausal women usually presents dry, shiny, atrophic pale oral mucosa with gingivostomatitis
, burning sensation and taste disturbances.
The differential diagnosis includes aphthous ulcers and herpetic gingivostomatitis
. (3) Aphthous ulcers are seen more commonly in older children and adolescents, are often recurrent, are not seasonal, and are not associated with rash.
The physician, who was uncertain about the cause of her gingivostomatitis
, took a "shotgun approach" and prescribed a nystatin/diphenhydramine/lidocaine mouthwash.
Acute streptococcal gingivostomatitis
: Report of five cases and review of the literature.
Most commonly found lesions were oral candidiasis in various forms (3,7,14,18), gingivitis (2,13,14,16), acute her petic gingivostomatitis
(2), linear gingival erythema (1,10,17), oral hairy leukoplakia (5,9,13), Kaposi's sarcoma (1,5,15) and parotid enlargement (4,13,15,19).
Oral lichen planus versus acute herpetic gingivostomatitis
. Rev Cienc Med.
Verstraete et al., "Therapeutic efficacy of fresh, autologous mesenchymal stem cells for severe refractory gingivostomatitis
in cats," Stem Cells Translational Medicine, vol.
Neonatal HSV-1 infection also has been reported in neonates born to women with primary HSV-1 gingivostomatitis
during pregnancy; 70% of these women had oral clinical symptoms during the peripartum period.