Gingival fibromatosis and significant tooth eruption delay in an 11-year-old male: a 30-month follow-up.

@article{Kavvadia2005GingivalFA,
  title={Gingival fibromatosis and significant tooth eruption delay in an 11-year-old male: a 30-month follow-up.},
  author={Katerina Kavvadia and Eudoxie Pepelassi and Costantinos Alexandridis and A Arkadopoulou and Gregory L Polyzois and K Tossios},
  journal={International journal of paediatric dentistry},
  year={2005},
  volume={15 4},
  pages={294-302}
}
This case report describes the dental management of an unusual case of idiopathic gingival fibromatosis with multiple impacted primary teeth, and the absence of eruption of permanent teeth, in an 11-year-old boy and at the 30-month follow-up. The patient presented with severely enlarged gingival tissues affecting both arches and multiple retained and non-erupted primary teeth. He had already been subjected to localized gingivectomies at the ages of 7 and 9 years. He had no known syndrome and… CONTINUE READING

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