Pyostomatitis vegetans

From WikiProjectMed
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Pyostomatitis vegetans
PMC3959930 AnnGastroenterol-26-187-g001.png
“Snail-track” mucosal pustules on an erythematous base on maxillary gingiva

Pyostomatitis vegetans is an inflammatory stomatitis and most often seen in association with inflammatory bowel disease, namely ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease.[1][2] Uncommonly, it may be one of the features of orofacial granulomatosis.[3]

See also


  1. James, William D.; Berger, Timothy G.; et al. (2006). Andrews' Diseases of the Skin: Clinical Dermatology. Saunders Elsevier. p. 798. ISBN 978-0-7216-2921-6.
  2. Rapini, Ronald P.; Bolognia, Jean L.; Jorizzo, Joseph L. (2007). Dermatology: 2-Volume Set. St. Louis: Mosby. p. 389. ISBN 978-1-4160-2999-1.
  3. Leão, JC; Hodgson, T; Scully, C; Porter, S (Nov 15, 2004). "Review article: orofacial granulomatosis". Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics. 20 (10): 1019–27. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2036.2004.02205.x. PMID 15569103.

External links