Related Overviews


More Like This

Show all results sharing this subject:

  • Dentistry


Show Summary Details

Quick Reference

Inflammation of the mucosa (mucous membrane). It is seen as a side-effect of chemotherapy or radiotherapy of the head and neck and is characterized by a burning sensation, areas of redness, and sometimes ulceration. Chronic senile mucositis is characterized by mucosal atrophy and is seen primarily in elderly women.

Subjects: Dentistry.

Reference entries

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.