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CASE REPORT
Year : 2015  |  Volume : 19  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 93-95

Recurrent idiopathic gingival fibromatosis with generalized aggressive periodontitis: A rare case report


1 Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, CSMSS Dental College and Hospital, Aurangabad, India
2 Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, Bharati Vidyapeeth Dental College and Hospital, Pune, India

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DOI: 10.4103/0972-124X.145833

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Gingival fibromatosis is an enlargement of the gingival tissue, which may be localized or generalized, characterized by hypertrophy and proliferation of the connective tissue, predominantly Type I collagen, with occasional presence of an increased number of cells, supposedly fibroblasts. Gingival fibromatosis occurs more commonly as a side- effect of systemic drugs, such as phenytoin, cyclosporine, nifedipine, or due to hereditary factors. However, in some cases, it is idiopathic. We report one such case in 30 -year- old - female who presented with a complaint of swelling of gums since 2 months. This case appears to be of special interest because of the recurrent nature of gingival enlargement along with excessive osseous destruction.


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