gingival fibromatosis

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Related to gingival fibromatosis: Gingival hyperplasia


1. the presence of multiple fibromas.
2. the formation of a fibrous tumorlike nodule arising from the deep fascia, with a tendency to local recurrence.
fibromatosis gingi´vae (gingival fibromatosis) a noninflammatory fibrous hyperplasia of the gingivae and palate, manifested as a dense, smooth, or nodular overgrowth of the tissues. It is usually inherited as an autosomal dominant trait, but some cases are idiopathic and others are produced by drugs.
palmar fibromatosis fibromatosis involving the palmar fascia, and resulting in Dupuytren's contracture.
plantar fibromatosis fibromatosis involving the plantar fascia manifested as single or multiple nodular swellings, sometimes accompanied by pain but usually unassociated with contractures.
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gin·gi·val fi·bro·ma·to·sis

fibromatosis that may be associated with trichodiscomas. Several genetic forms are known, all autosomal dominant [MIM*135300, *135400, *135500, *135550].
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gin·gi·val fib·ro·ma·to·sis

(jinji-văl fībrō-mă-tōsis)
Disorder that may be associated with trichodiscomas.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

gin·gi·val fib·ro·ma·to·sis

(jinji-văl fībrō-mă-tōsis)
Fibromatosis that may be associated with trichodiscomas. Several genetic forms are known.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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(table 2) that might show the same features as that of hereditary gingival fibromatosis, though clinically hereditary gingival fibromatosis can be diagnosed by its peculiar gingival features (with or without involvement of associated syndromes) and positive family history.
Hereditary gingival fibromatosis as an isolated trait is usually transmitted
As mentioned earlier, hereditary gingival fibromatosis depicts the generalized gingival enlargement with no other systemic manifestations.
Such features are absent in Hereditary gingival fibromatosis. Plaque induced gingival hyper-plasia usually presents with reddish swollen gums that may show bleeding.
Such features are absent in hereditary gingival fibromatosis. Wegener's granulomatosis is a vasculitides in which the gingival enlargement takes a specific texture and colour of a strawberry and is thus known as strawberry like gingivitis.
Hereditary gingival fibromatosis: a systematic review.
Multispeciality Approach in the Management of Patient with Hereditary Gingival Fibromatosis: 1-Year Followup: A Case Report.
Hereditary gingival fibromatosis: review of the literature and a case report.
Treatment and long-term follow-up of a patient with hereditary gingival fibromatosis: a case report.