Nataliya Emelyanova*, Ganna Isayeva, Iryna Komir, Anna Shalimova, Olena Buriakovska, Marina Vovchenko
Department of Complex Risk Reduction of Chronic Non-Communicable Diseases, Government Institution “L.T. Malaya Therapy National Institute of the National Academy of Medical Sciences of Ukraine”, Kharkiv, Ukraine
Introduction: Oral lesions are the result of a systemic condition after COVID19.
Materials and methods: This article describes a clinical case of dental manifestations in a young woman after suffering from a viral infection with COVID-19. Dental examination, consultation and determination of salivation were performed after the previous infection and treatment.
Results: Changes in the oral cavity appeared on the 3rd week of the disease and showed no reverse dynamics at the time of the dental examination. Dryness in the oral cavity and burning tongue were the main complaints, and clinical manifestations took the form of exfoliative cheilitis, petechiae on the buccal mucosa and desquamative glossitis.
Conclusion: Importance of a dentist as part of a multidisciplinary team in diagnostics and treatment of COVID-19 was noted.
dryness, COVID-19, oral mucosa, petechiae.