Disease Information for Gingival hyperplasia

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Bleeding from mouth/oral blood
Bleeding gums
Gum hypertrophy
Poor oral or dental hygiene
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Associated Disease & Complications
Gingival hyperplasia
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Class
CLASS/Gum/gingival involvement/disorder (ex)
CLASS/Jaw/dental/oral/salivary (category)
Process
PROCESS/Hypertrophic/Hyperplastic disorder (ex)
PROCESS/Structural/anatomic/foreign body (category)
Treatment
Drug Therapy - Indication
SX/Dental/oral surgery
Definition

Non-inflammatory enlargement of the gingivae produced by factors other than local irritation. It is characteristically due to an increase in the number of cells. (From Jablonski's Dictionary of Dentistry, 1992, p400)

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