グルコン酸クロルヘキシジン含有含嗽剤により歯肉壊死をきたした1例 [in Japanese] A case of gingival necrosis caused by a chemical mouthwash containing chlorhexidine gluconate [in Japanese]
Access this Article
Search this Article
Concool F<SUP>®</SUP>is a chemical mouthwash containing chlorhexidine gluconate that is used for the treatment of periodontal disease and halitosis. We report a case of gingival necrosis caused by incorrect use of Concool F<SUP>®</SUP><BR>A 52-year-old woman was referred to our hospital because of gingival necrosis. One week before presentation, she went to sleep after putting a cotton roll soaked in a large amount of Concool F<SUP>®</SUP>solution (0.36 % chlorhexidine gluconate) on the upper gingiva to reduce bad breath. She noticed bleeding and a painful ulcer in the upper gum from the maxillary right lateral incisor to the left second premolar.<BR>Whenever a mouthwash agent containing chlorhexidine gluconate is used, we must be cautious about its usage and dosage and instruct the patients on proper use.
- Journal of Oral Surgery Society of Japan
Journal of Oral Surgery Society of Japan 50(10), 624-627, 2004-10-20
Japanese Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons