Idiopathic Gingival Fibromatosis
Prathibha Anand Nayak, Ullal Anand Nayak, Vishal Khandelwal, Nupur Ninave
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Anand Nayak P, Anand Nayak U, Khandelwal V, Ninave N. Idiopathic Gingival Fibromatosis. Int J Clin Pediatr Dent 2011; 4 (1):77-81.
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Idiopathic gingival fibromatosis is a rare heriditary condition characterized by slowly progressive, nonhemorrhagic, fibrous enlargement of
maxillary and mandibular keratinized gingiva caused by increase in submucosal connective tissue elements. This case report gives an
overview of gingival fibromatosis in a 11-year-old female patient who presented with generalized gingival enlargement. Based on the history
and clinical examination, the diagnosis was made and the enlarged tissue was surgically removed. The patient was being regularly monitored
clinically for improvement in her periodontal condition as well as for any recurrence of gingival overgrowth.
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