Necrotising ulcerative gingivitis

Necrotising Ulcerative gingivitis (NUG) is a condition affecting the gums that is caused by a Bacterial infection. It is a form of periodontal (gum) disease. But unlike other forms, it typically develops quickly and causes moderate to severe pain. "Necrotising" means that the condition destroys tissue. "Ulcerative" refers to Sores that can appear on the gums.


  • Genus Spirochaeta (organism)
  • Signs & Symptoms

  • Inflammation (qualifier value)
  • Inflammation (morphologic abnormality)
  • Where it Occurs

  • Oral mucous membrane structure (body structure)
  • Abbreviated Terms

  • Fusospirochaetal gangrene
  • Stomatitis gangrenosa
  • acute gangrenous stomatitis
  • necrotic stomatitis
  • necrotising ulcerative gingivostomatitis
  • necrotising stomatitis
  • Also Known As

  • mouth gangrene
  • necrotising ulcerative stomatitis
  • gangrene stomatitis
  • ulcerosa necroticans stomatitis
  • Related ICD 10 COde

    ICD 10 Code A69.0

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