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Research Journal of Pharmacy and Technology
Year : 2019, Volume : 12, Issue : 8
First page : ( 4027) Last page : ( 4030)
Print ISSN : 0974-3618. Online ISSN : 0974-360X.
Article DOI : 10.5958/0974-360X.2019.00694.2

Guidelines for Clinical Management of patients with Acute Necrotizing Ulcerative Gingivitis: A Literature Review

Syam Shilpa1,*, Dr. Maheswari T. N. Uma2

1II Year, PG Student, Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, Saveetha Dental College, Saveetha Institute of Medical & Technical Sciences, Chennai

2Saveetha Dental College, No. 162, Poonamallee High Road, Chennai-600077

*Corresponding Author E-mail: shilpaskottoor@gmail.com

Online published on 24 December, 2019.


The aim of this article is to review the literature for existing protocols on management of patients with acute necrotizing ulcerative gingivitis (ANUG) and to propose a protocol after compilation of various relevant protocols from literature. A literature search was conducted and articles were chosen with relevance to title and/or abstract with relevance to ANUG and treatment of ANUG. A systematic management regimen for different populations of ANUG patients namely – children, adults, and immunocompromised, has been formulated. This guideline is intended to help practitioners make decisions regarding treatment of ANUG and to help update their knowledge about the disease condition.



ANUG, Necrotizing ulcerative gingivitis, guidelines, protocols, management.


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