This chapter deals with common immunological disorders of dental interest. The disease entities discussed include hypersensitivity reactions, anaphylaxis, allergic contact dermatitis/allergic contact mucositis, angioneurotic oedema, urticaria, Sjögren's syndrome, systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), giant cell arteritis, Wagener's granulomatosis, Reiter's syndrome, Behcet's disease and HIV disease. Each disease entity starts with the definition or description followed by its causes, symptoms, signs, investigations employed and principles of management. Where relevant, the oral and dental aspects of these immunological diseases are also described.
|Title of host publication||Lecture Notes on General Medicine for Dental Practice|
|Subtitle of host publication||A System Based approach with Dental Management Considerations|
|Publisher||Nova Science Publishers Inc|
|Number of pages||9|
|Publication status||Published - 01-10-2014|
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