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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Gingival enlargement (GE) is a multifactorial condition that develops in response to various stimuli and interactions between the host and the environment.
Prevention and treatment considerations in patients with drug-induced gingival enlargement.
Patients who were under the usage of drugs known to increase risk of gingival enlargement such as calcium-channel blockers, cyclosporine A or phenytoin, patients with severe anterior teeth crowding, patients having artificial crown restorations of the anteriors and patients showing any history of oral surgery in anterior teeth were excluded from the study.
Gingival enlargement unveiling sarcoidosis: report of a rare case.
The percentage of candidiasis, gingival enlargement, and petechiae and ecchymosis was less than 10% in patients undergoing dialysis whereas it was nil in healthy individuals.
Localized gingival enlargement associated with alveolar process expansion: peripheral ossifying fibroma coincident with central odontogenic fibroma.
A case of a 19-year-old male presenting with maxillary and mandibular chronic inflammatory gingival enlargement associated with prolonged orthodontic therapy is reported here.
The vertical component measures the degree of gingival enlargement in an apico-coronal direction for every gingival unit graded by means of a 4 point scale (0-no gingival hyperplasia; 1-blunting of gingival margin; 2-less than 1/2 crown length; 3-more than 1/2 crown length).
Gingival enlargement (GE) is defined as an abnormal overgrowth of gingival tissues.
Initial observation that cyclosporin-A induces gingival enlargement in man.
Oral problems, including unilateral infarct of the mandible (59), (60), pulpal necrosis (59), (61), osteonecrosis (62), facial swelling (63), diastema and hypodontia (64), gingival enlargement (63), palatal pallor (65), increased risk for caries (66), osteomyelitis of the mandible (67), unilateral anesthesia (60), (62), midfacial overgrowth (65), and orofacial pain (65), (67), (68), have been reported (69).
Pregnant women can experience gingivitis, pregnancy tumors, and mild to severe gingival enlargement.