from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- A rapidly progressive ulcer.
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In _cancrum oris_, also, the bones are frequently attacked and may undergo necrosis.
Much more frequently it results from cicatricial contraction of the soft parts of the face or mouth following such conditions as cancrum oris, ulceration, or burns.
_Gangrenous stomatitis_, or cancrum oris (Fig. 245), has already been described (Volume I., p. 102).
(cancrum oris), a blue line on the gums, and the loosening of teeth.
"Oro - facial noma, often referred to simply as noma, is the disease known as the 'cancrum oris'.