gingival enlargement

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gin·gi·val en·large·ment

an overgrowth (localized or diffuse) of gingival tissue, nonspecific in nature.
See also: gingival hyperplasia.

gin·gi·val en·large·ment

(jinji-văl en-lahrjmĕnt)
Overgrowth (localized or diffuse) of gingival tissue, nonspecific in nature.
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Iatrogenic gingival overgrowth in cardiac transplantation.
The concept which generally prevails in theories on gingival overgrowth is more individual disorder than sensitiveness to CsA or its metabolites.
The role of nickel accumulation and epithelial cell proliferation in orthodontic treatment-induced gingival overgrowth.
The current study investigated if cyclosporine A (CsA) can be used to control drug-induced gingival overgrowth by inducing apoptosis in gingival epithelial cells, using an in vitro cell culture model.
Drug induced gingival overgrowth starts as a bead like fibrotic generalized papillary enlargement & involves the attached gingiva in later stages.
Cyclosporin associated gingival overgrowth in renal transplant recipients.
5) Because calcium channel blockers are associated with gingival overgrowth, and because other drugs known to cause gingival overgrowth (such as phenytoin) are associated with elevated levels of homocysteine, (6,7) it follows that patients treated with calcium channel blockers might be at risk for increased homocysteine levels.
3)(4)(5)(6) The use of a CCB in beagles led to the observation that gingival overgrowth begins in areas displaying signs of previous inflammation.
Treatment of drug-induced gingival overgrowth by full-mouth disinfection: A non-surgical approach.
8 The case presented here is of a female patient aged 14 years with a gingival overgrowth in thelateral incisor-cuspid area and undergoing orthodontic treatment.
Reynolds MA, Aberdeen GW, Pepe GJ, Sauk JJ, Albrecht ED: Estrogen Suppression Induces Papillary Gingival Overgrowth in Pregnant Baboons.