J Am Acad Dermatol 2018 May;78(5):839-848
Department of Dermatology, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, North Carolina; Department of Dermatology, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, New York.
Desquamative gingivitis is a clinical finding with several potential etiologies. Among the most common are oral lichen planus, cicatricial pemphigoid, and pemphigus vulgaris, though various other differential diagnoses exist. The presence of desquamative gingivitis often results in poor oral hygiene, which can have downstream consequences, including periodontitis and tooth loss. Read More