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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J Clin Periodontol ; None, Conflict of Interest: This epulis most commonly occurs on the gingiva near the front of the mouth between two teeth. It has an unusual resemblance to granular cell myoblastoma. Cryo-therapy in granuloma pyogenicum. J Dent Lasers ;6: This is a fibrous hyperplasia of excess connective tissue folds that takes place in reaction to chronic trauma from an ill fitting denture.

Treatment of pyogenic granuloma with a sclerosing agent. Photomed Laser Surg ; Cawson’s essentials of oral pathology and oral medicine 8th ed. Gupta R, Gupta S. It usually occurs in the mandibular labial sulcus. A comparative evaluation of the efficacy of diode laser as an adjunct to mechanical debridement versus conventional mechanical debridement in periodontal flap surgery: Bednar’s aphthae Cleft palate High-arched palate Palatal cysts of the newborn Inflammatory papillary hyperplasia Stomatitis nicotina Torus palatinus.


Bravidarum to periodontal disease. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg ; J Oral Sci ; Orofacial soft tissues — Soft tissues around the mouth 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.

Histologic section of the excised tissue Click here to view. Benign lymphoepithelial lesion Ectopic salivary gland tissue Frey’s syndrome HIV salivary gland disease Necrotizing sialometaplasia Mucocele Ranula Pneumoparotitis Salivary duct stricture Salivary gland aplasia Salivary gland atresia Salivary gland diverticulum Salivary gland fistula Salivary gland hyperplasia Salivary gland hypoplasia Salivary gland neoplasms Benign: In other projects Wikimedia Commons.

Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol ; 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.

epulis gravidarum

Also termed a “pregnancy tumor” or “granuloma gravidarum”, [2] this lesion is identical to a pyogenic granuloma in all respects apart from the fact that it occurs exclusively in pregnant females. Gingival overgrowth between maxillary right central and lateral incisors Click here to view. Spulis lesion usually bleeds easily on a slight provocation.

Effects on oral soft tissue produced by a diode laser in vitro. An epulis granulomatosa is a granuloma which grows from an extraction socket the hole left after a tooth has been removedand as such can be considered to be a complication of healing after oral surgery. The diode laser has also been used as an alternative treatment gfavidarum. PG is considered to be a non-neoplastic in nature. Orofacial soft tissues — Soft tissues around the mouth.


A powerful tool for treatment of pyogenic granuloma. Not to be confused with ossifying fibroma.

[The clinical and therapeutic aspects of epulis gravidarum].

A gravirarum and microbiological study. This page was last gravidrum on 31 Decemberat Hyperplastic gingival lesions in pregnancy. Andrews’ Diseases of the Skin: Retrieved from ” https: This type of epulis is neither pyogenic “pus producing” nor a true granulomabut it is a vascular lesion. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. It is manifested as a painless sessile or pedunculated, erythematous, exophytic and specific papular or adslah with a smooth or lobulated surface, which may have a fibrinous covering.

Lasers Surg Med ; It is a reactive lesion, also classified in pregnancy associated gingival diseases. Temporomandibular jointsmuscles of mastication and malocclusions — Jaw joints, chewing muscles and bite abnormalities.

Conditions of the mucous membranes Periodontal disorders Oral mucosal pathology.

Squamous cell papilloma Keratoacanthoma Malignant: By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. How to cite this URL: Periapical, mandibular and maxillary hard tissues — Bones of jaws. One week post-operative view Click here to view.

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