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CASE REPORT
Year : 2017  |  Volume : 21  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 152-155

Unusual presentation of familial gingival fibromatosis among male siblings


Department of Periodontology, Mahatma Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Dental Sciences, Puducherry, India

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Margabandhu Manoj
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DOI: 10.4103/jisp.jisp_207_16

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Gingival enlargement refers to any increase in the size of normal gingiva. The gingiva may be enlarged in response to various interactions between the host and the environment. It can be of various types including inflammatory, drug induced, associated with systemic disease, neoplastic, false, and idiopathic. Idiopathic gingival enlargement is a rare condition of undetermined etiology. The enlargement can be localized or generalized to entire dentition and is usually associated with the emergence of the teeth into the oral cavity and may regress after extraction. Treatment aims to solve patient's psychological, esthetic, and masticatory needs. This is a case series of four siblings (3 boys and 1 girl) who reported to the Department of Periodontology with a chief complaint of swollen gums and difficulty in eating. After careful clinical examination and histopathological evaluation, a diagnosis of familial gingival fibromatosis was made. Treatment plan included gingivectomy and gingivoplasty and follow-ups.


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