Localized Gingival Hyperplasia Associated with Pregnancy: A Case Report

Abstract

Localized gingival hyperplasia (synonyms: pyogenic granuloma, pregnancy tumor, pregnancy epulides) occurs in 1.5 to 8% of pregnancies. It appears often during 2nd or 3rd month of pregnancy, presenting clinically1 as a tumor like gingival enlargement due to an exaggerated conditioned response to minor trauma.2 It manifests as a painless, sessile or… (More)

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@inproceedings{Patil2010LocalizedGH, title={Localized Gingival Hyperplasia Associated with Pregnancy: A Case Report}, author={Renuka M. Patil and Vinayak Kumbhojkar and Niranjan Prabhakar and Mrityunjay C Metgud}, year={2010} }