Case Report

Management of allergic stomatitis due to dailyfoodconsumption(Penatalaksanaan stomatitis alergika akibat konsumsi makanan sehari-hari)

Erni Indrawati , Kus Harijanti

Erni Indrawati
Faculty of Dentistry, Airlangga University Surabaya, Indonesia. Email: erniindrawatidrg@gmail.com

Kus Harijanti
Department of Oral Medicine Faculty of Dentistry, Airlangga University Surabaya, Indonesia
Online First: June 30, 2014 | Cite this Article
Indrawati, E., Harijanti, K. 2014. Management of allergic stomatitis due to dailyfoodconsumption(Penatalaksanaan stomatitis alergika akibat konsumsi makanan sehari-hari). Journal of Dentomaxillofacial Science 13(2): 129-134. DOI:10.15562/jdmfs.v13i2.402


Allergic stomatitis or stomatitis venenata is a hypersensitivity reaction caused by an allergen from medicines, foods,
dental materials (restoration material, prosthetic, orthodontic appliance, mercury, acrylic, cobalt). This report will
discusses the management of food allergic stomatitis. The common cause of food allergy in adult patients are orange
(citrus fruit), nuts, fish, marine fish and wheat. Oral manifestations of allergic stomatitis begin with multiple vesicles
and becomes fibrin-covered ulcers with erythematous edges accompanied by inflammation and pain. The patient was a
53-year-old woman who has suffered stomatitis since 6 months ago, and had seen dentist in private practice and
government dental-practice (hospitals and health centers). The patient has an a allergy history. Intra oral examination
found the presence of multiple ulcers on the buccal mucosa upper right, cheek mucosa lower right and tongue. The
final diagnosis of the case is allergic stomatitis due to daily food alergic base on anamesis, clinical examination and
laboratory tests. Treatment to prevent allergic stomatitis causes, symptomatic therapy, and topical corticosteroids. It
was concluded that management of allergic stomatitis should avoid the food as primary causes, giving mouthwash
containing analgesic/anti-inflammatory and topical corticosteroids.

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