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272 Possible Causes for Gingival Hypertrophy

  • Gingivitis

    Some patients with Crohn disease have a cobblestone area of granulomatous gingival hypertrophy when intestinal flare-ups occur.[] Drugs such as cyclosporin and nifedipine and severe deficiencies (rare in the US) of niacin (causing pellagra ) or vitamin C (causing scurvy ) can cause gingivitis.[]

  • Menopause

    J Theor Biol. 2017 Oct 7;430:229-236. doi: 10.1016/j.jtbi.2017.07.019. Epub 2017 Jul 22. Author information 1 Institute of Evolutionary Sciences, CNRS, IRD, EPHE CC 065, University of Montpellier, Place Eugène Bataillon, 34095 Montpellier cédex 05, France; Eco-Anthropology and Ethnobiology Lab, UMR 7206, 57 rue Cuvier,[…][]

  • Leukemia

    Leukemia is cancer of the blood forming tissues that also affects the bone marrow and the lymphatic system. Such a type of cancer causes abnormal development of cells that gradually enter the bloodstream. Symptoms of leukemia vary with the type. The common symptoms of the disease include the following: Undue[…][]

  • Mucopolysaccharidosis

    Mucopolysaccharidosis type IVB (MPS IVB) is a very rare lysosomal storage disorder characterized by skeletal dysplasia, hearing disorder, and cardiac valvular disease. Herein, we report an extremely rare manifestation of MPS IVB in a 60-year-old female patient who underwent a successful aortic valve replacement. The[…][]

  • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura

    Wiskott-Aldrich syndrome (WAS) is a rare X-linked immunodeficiency characterized by various clinical phenotypes. We report the case of a 3-year-old immigrant boy presenting with persistent infant-onset thrombocytopenia treated for refractory immune thrombocytopenic purpura. Sequence analysis confirmed the[…][]

  • Acute Monocytic Leukemia

    Marked elevations of LDH is seen in CNS involvement Oropharynx Monocytic subtypes typically show the presence of gingival hypertrophy.[] Occasionally, a dentist will refer a patient because of gingival hypertrophy.[] Patient 2 A 54-year-old man presents with gingival hypertrophy and bleeding.[]

  • Mucopolysaccharidosis 6

    [] Gingival Hypertrophy Examples include low and flat nasal bridge, frontal bossing, gingival hypertrophy , macroglossia, and hirsutism.[] Examples include low and flat nasal bridge, frontal bossing, gingival hypertrophy, macroglossia, and hirsutism.[] Such characteristics include chubby faces, thickened lips due to the overgrowth of the gums (gingival hypertrophy), an unusually prominent forehead (frontal bossing), and[]

  • Gingival Hyperplasia

    } {gingival hypertrophy} 0.000016 0.12 618.66 [2] {carbamazepine, cerebral palsy} {gingival hypertrophy} 0.000019 0.08 394.31 [3] {clobazam, diazepam} {gingival hypertrophy[] gingival hyperplasia gingival hypertrophy hypertrophic gingivitis edit English gingival overgrowth Human disease Gingival enlargement (disorder) Gingival enlargement NOS[] This medical condition has a few other names associated with it– gingival hypertrophy, gingival overgrowth, and hypertrophic gingivitis.[]

  • Winchester Syndrome

    hypertrophy.[] hypertrophy Molecular pathology Defect of MMP2 , which encodes matrix metalloproteinase 2, an enzyme that degrades type IV collagen and is involved in remodelling vasculature[] […] syndrome (OMIM:259600) characterised by generalised osteolysis and osteopenia, coarse face, corneal opacities, patches of thickened, hyperpigmented skin, hypertrichosis and gingival[]

  • Lead Poisoning

    Lead poisoning is most commonly caused by occupational exposure. It presents with a myriad of signs and symptoms ranging from mild anemia to frank encephalopathy, depending on the blood lead levels as well as the duration of exposure. Intake of herbal/Ayurvedic medicine may also lead to plumbism as heavy metals are[…][]

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