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CASE REPORT
Year : 2014  |  Volume : 18  |  Issue : 6  |  Page : 772-775

Gingival enlargement in partial hemifacial hyperplasia


Department of Dentistry, Operation Smile's Comprehensive Cleft Care Center, Guwahati, Assam, India

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Gaurav Shekhar Deshpande
Operation Smile Guwahati Comprehensive Cleft Care Center, Guwahati, Assam
India
Gaurav Shekhar Deshpande
Operation Smile Guwahati Comprehensive Cleft Care Center, Guwahati, Assam
India
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DOI: 10.4103/0972-124X.147426

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Hemifacial hypertrophy is a rare developmental disorder, characterized by unilateral enlargement of facial tissues. The hemifacial hyperplasia is classified as true hemifacial hypertrophy and partial hemifacial hypertrophy. It is unilateral enlargement of viscerocranial condition in which not all structures are enlarged. We present a rare case of gingival enlargement in partial hemifacial hyperplasia highlighting the clinical and radiological findings with the corrective treatment offered for gingival enlargement.


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