Morphological and molecular analysis of idiopathic gingival fibromatosis: a case report.

AIM We analyse a case of idiopathic gingival overgrowth using morphological and molecular methods. As this overgrowth involves collagen accumulation in the gingival connective tissue, we measured the collagen turnover to clarify the pathogenic mechanisms potentially involved. MATERIALS AND METHODS The patient was a 29-year-old Italian woman with… CONTINUE READING