Drug induced oral erythema multiforme: A rare and less recognized variant of erythema multiforme
ABSTRACT Oral erythema multiforme (EM) is considered as a third category of EM other than EM minor and major. Patients present with oral and lip ulcerations typical of EM but without any skin target lesions. It has been reported that primary attacks of oral EM is confined to the oral mucosa but the subsequent attacks can produce more severe forms of EM involving the skin. Hence, it is important to identify and distinguish them from other ulcerative disorders involving oral cavity for early management. This article reports two cases of oral EM that presented with oral and lip ulcerations typical of EM without any skin lesions and highlights the importance of early diagnosis and proper management.
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- "Oral erythema multiforme (EM) can present with oral and lip ulcerations without manifesting target lesions on the skin . This disease may occur secondary to herpetic infection. "
ABSTRACT: Psychosomatic disorders are defined as disorders characterized by physiological changes that originate partially from emotional factors. This article aims to discuss the psychosomatic disorders of the oral cavity with a revised working type classification. The author has added one more subset to the existing classification, i.e., disorders caused by altered perception of dentofacial form and function, which include body dysmorphic disorder. The author has also inserted delusional halitosis under the miscellaneous disorders classification of psychosomatic disorders and revised the already existing classification proposed for the psychosomatic disorders pertaining to dental practice. After the inclusion of the subset (disorders caused by altered perception of dentofacial form and function), the terminology "psychosomatic disorders of the oral cavity" is modified to "psychosomatic disorders pertaining to dental practice".The Korean journal of pain 01/2014; 27(1):16-22. DOI:10.3344/kjp.2014.27.1.16
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ABSTRACT: Erythema multiforme(EM), a blistering and ulcerative inflammatory disorder, affect skins or mucosa, and is thought to be triggered mainly by preceding infection, such as Herpes simplex virus, or exposure to drugs and medication, particular antibiotics or analgesics. Symptoms include typical cutaneous target lesions on skins and in case of oral manifestation, erosive and ulcerative lesions on lips, buccal mucosa, and tongue are known to occur, which needs differential diagnosis with other intraoral lesions. In this case, EM assumed that it is occurred by giving Trichomonas infection or Metronidazole in oral region is introduced with a review of diagnosis and treatment of EM.01/2013; 38(1).
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ABSTRACT: Erythema multiforme and related disorders comprise a group of mucocutaneous disorders that often compromise the quality of life. The clinical classification of these disorders is variable, thus making definitive diagnosis difficult. Early recognition and prompt management will benefit the patients. This article highlights two such cases of erythema multiforme with detailed literature review on etiopathogenesis, clinical features, and treatment.09/2013; 7(9):2080-3. DOI:10.7860/JCDR/2013/5171.3412