Oral manifestations in HIV positive children were observed in thirty-eight HIV infected children that have received care at the Special Care Dentistry Center (SCDC) of the School of Dentistry, University of Sao Paulo. Results have shown that 52.63% of the children presented at least one oral manifestation related with HIV/AIDS. Angular cheilitis occurred in 28.94%, parotid gland bilateral enlargement, pseudomembranous candidiasis and erythematous candidiais in 18.42%, conventional gingivitis in 13.15%, herpes simplex in 5.26%, hairy leukoplakia, recurrent aphtous ulcer and condyloma acuminatum in 2.63%. Although enamel hypoplasia occurred in 23.68%, this could not be attributed specifically to HIV infection.
Oral manifestations of HIV positive children
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Marina Gallottini Magalhães, Daniela Franco Bueno, Edna Serra, Rhoner Gonçalves; Oral manifestations of HIV positive children. J Clin Pediatr Dent 1 January 2002; 25 (2): 103–106. doi: https://doi.org/10.17796/jcpd.25.2.f01k062j7315660v
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