Disease Information for Periodontitis

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Altered taste/Taste perception
Clinical Presentation & Variations
AIDS with Oral lesions
Disease Progression
Course/Acute
Course/Acute only
Diagnostic Test Results
X-RAY
Xray/Jaw/mandible abnormality
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Associated Disease & Complications
Periodontitis/periodontal disease
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Specific Agent
AGENT/Infection/Purulent/pyogenic/suppurative (ex)
Class
CLASS/Jaw/dental/oral/salivary (category)
Pathophysiology
Pathophysiology/Cytokine gene polymorphism
Pathophysiology/Genomic indentifiers (polymorphism/snip/mutations)
Process
PROCESS/Infected organ/abscess (category)
PROCESS/Inflammatory/infection (ex)
Definition

Inflammatory reaction of the tissues surrounding a tooth (periodontium), usually resulting from the extension of gingival inflammation (gingivitis) into the periodontium. (From Dorland, 27th ed)

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