Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Trench Mouth Evaluation

Evaluation of Vincent's stomatitis begins with a history and physical examination.

Physical findings in someone with Vincent's stomatitis may include:

Tests that may be used to evaluate Vincent's stomatitis include:
  • Dental x-rays:
    • To detect spread of the infection to the bones of the face or jaw.

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Last Updated: Sep 13, 2010 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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PubMed Trench Mouth References
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