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‘Granuloma gravidarum’: persistence in puerperal period an unusual presentation
  1. Parth Purwar1,
  2. Jaya Dixit1,
  3. Vaibhav Sheel1,
  4. Madhu Mati Goel2
  1. 1Department of Periodontology, King George Medical University, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India
  2. 2Department of Pathology, King George Medical University, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India
  1. Correspondence to Dr Parth Purwar, parth_94151{at}


Granuloma gravidarum (GG), an inflammatory lesion, develops in the oral mucosa of pregnant women in response to chronic low-grade irritants and hormonal factors. A persistent granuloma gravidarum post partum and appropriate management strategies are discussed. Patients must be encouraged to undergo regular dental check-ups during the gestational period. Simple oral hygiene measures are highly effective in combating most oral lesions encountered in pregnancy.

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