Noma in an HIV infected patient in Guinea-Bissau: a case report.

Abstract

BACKGROUND Noma is a multifactorial and multibacterial opportunistic infection that initially causes necrotic gingivitis but rapidly spreads to the nearby orofacial tissue resulting in sloughing and severe deformation of the facial structures. The majority of cases are seen in young children under the age of 6 years. Noma is strongly associated with poverty… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s15010-017-1034-z

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