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Plasma cell gingivitis associated with dry flower buds of clove: a case report

  title={Plasma cell gingivitis associated with dry flower buds of clove: a case report},
  author={Naruemon Panpradit and Puangwan Lapthanasupkul},
Plasma cell gingivitis (PCG) is an uncommon condition of the gingiva characterized by erythematous, edematous and easily-bleeding gingiva. Its etiology is unknown, but hypersensitivity reaction has been proposed. Here we reported a 35-year-old female who used dry flower buds of clove as herbal oral lozenge and later noticed redness of the lips and gingiva. Oral examination revealed fiery red gingiva with easily bleeding. Upper and lower labial mucosa showed moderate erythema with slightly… 
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