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Acute necrotising ulcerative gingivitis in an immunocompromised young adult
  1. Jessie Hu1,
  2. Paul Kent2,
  3. Joshua M Lennon1,
  4. Latania K Logan2
  1. 1Department of GME, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois, USA
  2. 2Department of Pediatrics, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois, USA
  1. Correspondence to Dr Paul Kent, Paul_Kent{at}


Acute necrotising ulcerative gingivitis is an acute onset disease characterised by ulceration, necrosis, pain and bleeding in gingival surfaces. It is predominantly seen in severely malnourished children and young adults with advanced HIV infection. We present a unique presentation in a young adult with high-grade osteogenic sarcoma.

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