The fibrous epulis, a common tumor-like lesion of the gingiva, appears in the interdental papilla as a result of local irritation. Lesions are. For the purpose of clinical diagnosis, enlargements mentioned in this review are grossly are divided into isolated lesions (epulis) and regional or generalized. Fibroid mass in free gingiva, due to chronic gingival inflammation, pyogenic granuloma or other causes; May calcify or ossify. Terminology.

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Gingival cysts in the adult. New clinical index for drug-induced gingival overgrowth. Eur Arch Paediatr Dent. Nevus of the gingiva; report of case. Fibrous inflammatory hyperplasias may occur on any surface of the oral mucous membrane as either pedunculated or epulia growth. Oral mucosa — Lining of mouth.

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Fibrous epulides are firm and rubbery, and pale pink in color. Localized gingival enlargement—a diagnostic dilema.

On the gingiva, a similar lesion is often referred to as an epulis, that is, a growth on epuulis gum. It is more common in the maxilla than the mandible. Lesions are asymptomatic and have a variable growth rate. Occasionally, chronic inflammatory enlargement may also present as firm, resilient, pink and fibrotic enlargement which histologically show abundance of fibroblasts and collagen fibers.


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GoltzGorlin syndrome[ epuliz ]. Andrews’ Diseases of the Skin: Plaque and calculus; B: This epulis contains giant cells and is usually found on the gum margin between teeth which are anterior to the permanent molars.

Tumor arising from anterior maxillary alveolus. Hurler syndrome[ 26 ].

Epulis fissuratum

Gingival enlargement unveiling flbrosa Periapical, mandibular and maxillary hard tissues — Bones of jaws Agnathia Alveolar osteitis Buccal exostosis Cherubism Idiopathic osteosclerosis Mandibular fracture Microgenia Micrognathia Intraosseous cysts Odontogenic: An epulis granulomatosa is a granuloma which grows from an extraction socket the hole left after a tooth has been removedand as such can be considered to be a complication of healing after oral surgery.


This case fibgosa that the epulis can attain an unusually large size causing considerable facial deformity, an extreme and unusual presentation of a reactive condition.

This page was last edited on 22 Mayat Klippel-Trenaunay syndrome[ 33 ]. Gingival condition in patient with Wegenersgranulomatosis, presents as reddish purple, fibroza gingival overgrowth.

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Tooth pain and numb chin as the initial presentation of systemic malignancy. The excessive tissue is composed of cellular, inflamed fibrous connective tissue. Sarcoidosis is a multiorgan disorder. Gingival enlargement in mouth breathers Although considered as inflammatory, the exact mechanism of enlargement in mouth breathers is not clear.

In these cases, it becomes difficult to associate duration of occurrence of enlargement with related drug history. It was firm in consistency, irregular surfaced, pedunculated, and did not bleed when touched.

Andrews’ Diseases fibroda the Skin: Generalized gingival enlargement associated with leukemia is due to the massive infiltration of leukemic cells in the gingival connective tissue. To view a copy of this license, visit http: