Surgical considerations and management of patients with mucocutaneous disorders.

@article{Toscano2010SurgicalCA,
  title={Surgical considerations and management of patients with mucocutaneous disorders.},
  author={Nicholas J. Toscano and Dan J. Holtzclaw and Nicholas D Shumaker and Steven Marc Stokes and Sean C Meehan and Terry D. Rees},
  journal={Compendium of continuing education in dentistry},
  year={2010},
  volume={31 5},
  pages={344-50, 352-9; quiz 362, 364}
}
Surgeons may be confronted with providing periodontal plastic or implant therapy for patients with gingival manifestations of systemic conditions. These conditions (often referred to as mucocutaneous disorders) commonly present with features of desquamative gingivitis, which was once believed to represent a disease entity. However, today, the term desquamative gingivitis is used to describe clinical features of various local or systemic diseases or disorders that result in chronic gingival… CONTINUE READING