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Epulis gravidarum is a quite rare gingival disorder occurring in to 5% of pregnant women, and it affects more commonly the anterior region of the upper. It was first described in by two French surgeons Poncet and Dor, and is also known as epulis gravidarum. The term of PG is misleading. Epulis gravidarum. Benign tumour of the gums that occurs during pregnancy due to the effect of the hormones of pregnancy and disappears after delivery.

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epulis gravidarum

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It may be sessile or pedunculated and is composed of adalaj granulation tissue. This rare epulis also called granular cell tumor or congenital gingival granular cell tumor is not acquired, [10] which is in contrast to most other epulides which tend to be reactive lesions to tissue irritation.

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Eagle syndrome Hemifacial hypertrophy Facial hemiatrophy Oral manifestations of systemic disease. The diode laser has also been used as an alternative treatment modality. It is a reactive lesion, also classified in pregnancy associated gingival diseases.

Gingival overgrowth between maxillary right central and lateral incisors Click here to view. Periodontium gingivaperiodontal ligamentcementumalveolus — Gums and tooth-supporting structures.


Articles containing Ancient Greek-language text Infobox medical condition new Articles containing Greek-language text All articles with unsourced statements Articles with unsourced statements from March It is manifested as a painless sessile or pedunculated, erythematous, exophytic and specific papular or nodular with a smooth or lobulated surface, which may have a fibrinous covering.

Photomed Adalxh Surg ; Squamous cell papilloma Keratoacanthoma Malignant: Three weeks after phase I therapy Click here aealah view. Altered tissue metabolism of progesterone in pregnancy grafidarum and granuloma. This is a long-standing fibrous epulis in which bone has begun to form.

A powerful tool for treatment of pyogenic granuloma. Epidemiology, pathology and clinical aspects. From Wikipedia, wpulis free encyclopedia. Sometimes the term epulis is used synonymously with epulis fissuratum, [2] but this is technically incorrect as several other lesions could be described as epulides.

Pyogenic granuloma PG is a tumor-like growth in the oral cavity.

Epulis gravidarum | definition of epulis gravidarum by Medical dictionary

Also termed gravodarum “pregnancy tumor” or “granuloma gravidarum”, [2] this lesion is identical to a pyogenic granuloma in all respects apart from the fact that it occurs exclusively in pregnant females.

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PG is considered to be a non-neoplastic in nature. Benign lymphoepithelial lesion Ectopic salivary gland tissue Frey’s syndrome HIV salivary gland disease Necrotizing sialometaplasia Mucocele Ranula Pneumoparotitis Salivary duct stricture Salivary gland aplasia Salivary gland atresia Salivary gland diverticulum Salivary gland fistula Salivary gland hyperplasia Salivary gland hypoplasia Salivary gland neoplasms Benign: Effects epuis oral soft tissue produced by a diode laser in vitro.

J Oral Sci ; D ICD aealah This is a fibrous hyperplasia of excess connective tissue folds that takes place in reaction to chronic trauma from an ill fitting denture. Oral and epuois pathology K00—K06, K11—K14—, — Adenosquamous carcinoma Basaloid squamous carcinoma Mucosal melanoma Spindle cell carcinoma Squamous cell carcinoma Verrucous carcinoma Oral florid papillomatosis Oral melanosis Smoker’s melanosis Pemphigoid Benign mucous membrane Pemphigus Plasmoacanthoma Stomatitis Aphthous Denture-related Herpetic Smokeless tobacco keratosis Submucous fibrosis Ulceration Riga—Fede disease Verruca vulgaris Verruciform xanthoma White sponge nevus.


Epulis gravidarum

Retrieved adalaah ” https: Hormonal influences on gingival tissue: This epulis contains giant cells and is usually found on the gum margin between teeth which are anterior to the permanent molars.

Cawson’s essentials of oral pathology and oral medicine 7th ed. Hyperplastic gingival lesions in pregnancy. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

Other Eagle syndrome Hemifacial hypertrophy Facial hemiatrophy Oral manifestations of systemic disease. Teeth pulpdentinenamel. The lesion usually bleeds easily on a slight provocation. Periapical, mandibular and maxillary hard tissues — Bones of jaws.

Cryo-therapy in granuloma pyogenicum. Gupta R, Gupta S.

This page was last adalh on 31 Decemberat How to cite this URL: A clinical and microbiological study. Basal cell adenoma Canalicular adenoma Ductal papilloma Monomorphic adenoma Myoepithelioma Oncocytoma Papillary cystadenoma lymphomatosum Pleomorphic adenoma Sebaceous adenoma Malignant: Lasers Surg Med ; This is a case report of PG in a patient treated with the diode laser.

It usually occurs in the mandibular labial sulcus. Andrews’ Diseases of the Skin: Views Read Edit View history. It occurs due to irritation or physical trauma from calculus or cervical restorations as also some contribution by hormonal factors and usually affects the gingiva, but can be seen in areas of frequent trauma such as lower lip, tongue, oral mucosa, and palate. This common oral lesion is thought to be a reaction to irritation of the tissues and poor oral hygiene.