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[Acute necrotizing ulcerative gingivitis (ANUG) in HIV antibody-positive subjects]
Moniaci D; Greco D; Flecchia G; Raiteri R; Sinicco A; Istituto
July 30, 1992
Minerva Stomatol. 1991 Nov;40(11):695-9. Unique Identifier : AIDSLINE

The paper reports five cases of acute ulcero-necrotic gingivitis in AbHIV-positive subjects and stresses that the frequency of this pathology in the AbHIV-positive population is 0.67% (3.3% if only the homosexual population is taken into consideration) compared to 0.02-0.08% in the normal population. These findings may therefore suggest an association between AUNG and HIV-1 infection.

Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome/COMPLICATIONS Acute Disease Adult AIDS-Related Complex/COMPLICATIONS Case Report English Abstract Gingivitis, Necrotizing Ulcerative/*COMPLICATIONS/DIAGNOSIS Human HIV Antibodies/BLOOD HIV Antigens/BLOOD HIV Seropositivity/*COMPLICATIONS *HIV-1 Male JOURNAL ARTICLE