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CASE REPORT
Non-syndromic hereditary gingival fibromatosis
  1. Ravi Prakash Sasankoti Mohan,
  2. Sankalp Verma,
  3. Neha Agarwal,
  4. Udita Singh
  1. Department of Oral Medicine & Radiology, Kothiwal Dental College & Research Center, Moradabad, Uttar Pradesh, India
  1. Correspondence to Dr Ravi Prakash Sasankoti Mohan, sasan_ravi{at}rediffmail.com

Summary

Hereditary gingival fibromatosis is a rare condition characterised by severe gingival hyperplasia that can occur as an isolated disease or as part of a syndrome or chromosomal abnormality. In severe cases, the gingival enlargement may cover the crowns of teeth and cause severe aesthetic, emotional and functional impairment. This case report gives an overview of gingival fibromatosis in a 22-year-old male patient who presented with generalised gingival enlargement.

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