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 | definition of epulis gravidarum by Medical dictionary

Orofacial soft tissues — Soft tissues around the mouth. This epulis contains giant cells and is usually found on the gum margin between teeth which are anterior to the permanent molars. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg ; This type of epulis is neither pyogenic “pus gravicarum nor a true granulomabut it is a vascular lesion.

Over time, bone may form within the lesion at which ggravidarum the term peripheral ossifying fibroma may be used in some parts of the worlddespite having no relation to the ossifying fibroma of bone and it is not a fibroma. Hormonal influences on gingival tissue: Periapical, mandibular and maxillary hard tissues — Bones of jaws. Eagle syndrome Hemifacial hypertrophy Facial hemiatrophy Oral manifestations of systemic disease.


[The clinical and therapeutic aspects of epulis gravidarum].

D ICD – Fibrous epulides are firm and rubbery, and pale pink in color. J Dent Lasers ;6: Nasopalatine duct Median mandibular Median palatal Traumatic bone Osteoma Osteomyelitis Osteonecrosis Bisphosphonate-associated Neuralgia-inducing cavitational osteonecrosis Osteoradionecrosis Osteoporotic bone marrow defect Paget’s disease of bone Periapical abscess Phoenix abscess Periapical periodontitis Stafne defect Torus mandibularis.

Conditions of the mucous membranes Periodontal disorders Oral mucosal pathology. J Reprod Med ; It is usually a pedunculated lesion in the incisor region. None, Conflict of Interest: Carranza’s clinical periodontology 11th ed.

Treatment of pyogenic granuloma with a sclerosing agent. It is a reactive lesion, also classified in pregnancy associated gingival diseases. Views Read Edit View history.

Cawson’s essentials of oral pathology and oral medicine 8th ed. It may be sessile or pedunculated and is composed of fibrosed granulation tissue.

Sooriyamoorthy M, Gower DB. PG is considered to be a non-neoplastic in nature. Photomed Laser Surg ; Three weeks after phase Epuliz therapy Click here to view.

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A case report of pregnancy tumor and its management using the diode laser. Periodontium gingivaperiodontal ligamentcementumalveolus — Gums and tooth-supporting structures Cementicle Cementoblastoma Gigantiform Cementoma Eruption cyst Epulis Pyogenic granuloma Congenital epulis Gingival enlargement Gingival cyst of the adult Gingival cyst of the newborn Gingivitis Desquamative Granulomatous Plasma cell Hereditary gingival fibromatosis Hypercementosis Hypocementosis Linear gingival erythema Necrotizing periodontal diseases Acute necrotizing ulcerative gingivitis Pericoronitis Peri-implantitis Periodontal abscess Periodontal trauma Periodontitis Aggressive As a manifestation of systemic disease Chronic Perio-endo lesion Teething.

A powerful tool for treatment of pyogenic granuloma. This is a long-standing fibrous epulis in which bone has begun to form. How to cite this URL: Teeth pulpdentinenamel. This page was last edited on 31 Decemberat Temporomandibular jointsmuscles of mastication and malocclusions — Jaw joints, chewing muscles and bite abnormalities.