Multiple myeloma presenting as gingival hyperplasia

  title={Multiple myeloma presenting as gingival hyperplasia},
  author={Sanjeev Jain and Harjit Kaur and Gaurav Kansal and Parul Gupta},
  booktitle={Journal of Indian Society of Periodontology},
Multiple myeloma is a malignant neoplasm that is characterized by a monoclonal proliferation of plasma cells. Oral and maxillofacial manifestations as an initial sign or symptom of multiple myeloma are rare. A 58-year-old male patient presented with generalized gingival enlargement for last 6 months. Based on clinical presentation, a diagnosis of gingival hyperplasia was made. After Phase I therapy, excisional biopsy was taken in anterior mandibular region and excised tissue was sent for… CONTINUE READING


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