Necrotising stomatitis as a presenting symptom of HIV

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Background: Necrotising Stomatitis is an uncommon oral infection associated with diminished systemic resistance (immunocompromised state) including HIV infection. Significant predisposing factors include poor oral hygiene, unusual life stress, recent illness (e.g. Measles), malnutrition, smoking and even inadequate sleep. It occurs commonly in developing… (More)

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@inproceedings{Agbelusi2012NecrotisingSA, title={Necrotising stomatitis as a presenting symptom of HIV}, author={Gbemisola Adewunmi Agbelusi and Olutola M. Eweka}, year={2012} }