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    The evolution of Noma [Cancrum Oris]

    I found a great new source for medical images. Amongst search results, I found this pdf on noma cases in South Africa. These images depict the process by which gingivitis progresses into noma. It often begins with necrotising gingivitis. The gingivitis extends lower into the gums and teeth...
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    Noma (Necrotizing Gangrenous Stomatitis / Cancrum Oris)

    A disease believed to be caused through some interaction between Fusobacterium Necrophorum or Prevotella Intermedia and other bacteria. Individuals with malnutrition, immunodeficiency, poor hygiene and generally gross living conditions run a significantly greater risk of developing Noma. It is...
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