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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A comparative evaluation of the efficacy of diode laser as an adjunct to mechanical debridement versus conventional mechanical debridement in periodontal flap surgery: Orofacial soft tissues — Soft tissues around the mouth.

Other Eagle syndrome Hemifacial hypertrophy Facial hemiatrophy Oral manifestations of systemic disease. J Dent Lasers ;6: This type of epulis is neither pyogenic “pus producing” nor a true granulomabut it is a vascular lesion. Histologic section of the excised tissue Click here to view.

Basal cell adenoma Canalicular adenoma Ductal papilloma Monomorphic adenoma Myoepithelioma Oncocytoma Papillary cystadenoma lymphomatosum Gravvidarum adenoma Sebaceous adenoma Malignant: How to cite this URL: This common oral lesion is thought to be a reaction to irritation of the tissues and poor oral hygiene. Altered tissue metabolism of progesterone in pregnancy gingivitis and granuloma.


Relationship to periodontal disease. How to cite this article: It occurs due to irritation or physical trauma from calculus or cervical restorations as also some contribution by hormonal factors and usually affects the gingiva, but can be seen in areas of frequent trauma gravidarjm as lower lip, tongue, oral mucosa, and palate.

This rare epulis also called granular cell tumor or congenital gingival granular cell tumor is not acquired, [10] which is in contrast to most other epulides which tend to be reactive lesions to tissue irritation.

J Reprod Med ; It usually occurs in the mandibular labial sulcus. It is manifested as a painless sessile or pedunculated, erythematous, exophytic and specific papular or nodular with a smooth or lobulated surface, which may have a fibrinous covering. J Cutan Aesthet Surg ;4: It is more common in younger people and in females, and appears as a red-purple swelling and bleeds easily.

Temporomandibular jointsmuscles of mastication and malocclusions — Jaw joints, chewing muscles and bite abnormalities Bruxism Condylar resorption Mandibular dislocation Malocclusion Crossbite Open bite Overbite Overeruption Overjet Prognathia Retrognathia Scissor bite Maxillary hypoplasia Temporomandibular joint dysfunction.

Gingival overgrowth between maxillary right central and lateral incisors Click here to view. Palate Bednar’s aphthae Ggavidarum palate High-arched palate Palatal cysts of the newborn Inflammatory papillary hyperplasia Stomatitis nicotina Torus palatinus.

Treatment of pyogenic granuloma with a sclerosing agent. Orofacial soft tissues — Soft tissues around the epuis Actinomycosis Angioedema Basal cell carcinoma Cutaneous sinus of dental origin Cystic hygroma Gnathophyma Ludwig’s angina Macrostomia Melkersson—Rosenthal syndrome Microstomia Noma Oral Crohn’s disease Orofacial granulomatosis Perioral dermatitis Pyostomatitis vegetans. A clinical and microbiological study.

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Over time, bone may form within the lesion at which point 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. Adenosquamous carcinoma Basaloid squamous carcinoma Mucosal melanoma Spindle cell carcinoma Squamous cell carcinoma Verrucous carcinoma Oral florid papillomatosis Oral melanosis Smoker’s melanosis Pemphigoid Benign mucous membrane Pemphigus Plasmoacanthoma Stomatitis Aphthous Denture-related Herpetic Smokeless tobacco keratosis Submucous fibrosis Ulceration Riga—Fede disease Verruca vulgaris Verruciform xanthoma White sponge nevus.


One week post-operative view Click here to view. It is more common in the maxilla than the mandible.

Epulis gravidarum manum: pyogenic granuloma of the hand occurring in pregnant women.

Fibrous epulides are firm and rubbery, and pale pink in color. Effects on oral soft tissue produced by a diode laser in vitro.

The diode laser has also been used as an alternative treatment modality. Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol ; By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. This epulis gravidarhm commonly occurs on the gingiva near the front of the mouth between two teeth. Cryo-therapy in granuloma pyogenicum. In other projects Wikimedia Commons.

D ICD – Sometimes the term epulis is used synonymously with epulis fissuratum, [2] but this is technically incorrect as several other lesions could be described as epulides.

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