Journal of Indian Society of Periodontology

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

Gingival enlargement in partial hemifacial hyperplasia


Rasika Ravindra Jagtap, Gaurav Shekhar Deshpande, Rasika Ravindra Jagtap, Gaurav Shekhar Deshpande 
 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

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.


How to cite this article:
Jagtap RR, Deshpande GS, Jagtap RR, Deshpande GS. Gingival enlargement in partial hemifacial hyperplasia .J Indian Soc Periodontol 2014;18:772-775


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Jagtap RR, Deshpande GS, Jagtap RR, Deshpande GS. Gingival enlargement in partial hemifacial hyperplasia . J Indian Soc Periodontol [serial online] 2014 [cited 2020 Jul 12 ];18:772-775
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