Cyclosporin A-induced gingival overgrowth in renal transplant patients.

  title={Cyclosporin A-induced gingival overgrowth in renal transplant patients.},
  author={M{\^o}nica Afonso and Vilber de Oliveira Bello and Jamil Awad Shibli and Maria Regina Sposto},
  journal={Journal of periodontology},
  volume={74 1},
BACKGROUND The incidence of gingival overgrowth (GO) associated with the use of cyclosporin A (CsA) is controversial. In the present study, we determined the incidence of GO in Brazilian renal transplant patients treated with CsA and the possible associations between periodontal and pharmacological variables. METHODS The test group consisted of 20 renal transplant patients, and the control group included 20 non-transplant patients. Periodontal conditions were evaluated based on the plaque… CONTINUE READING

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