Drug-induced gingival hyperplasia in transplant recipients.

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Gingival hyperplasia is a common occurrence in transplant recipients who are taking cyclosporine. This condition can be complicated when calcium channel blockers or phenytoin are added to the armamentarium of medications; it can be painful and may interfere with eating, speech, and appearance. Multiple mechanisms exist for gingival overgrowth. Prevention… (More)

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