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CASE REPORT
Year : 2011  |  Volume : 23  |  Issue : 5  |  Page : 471-473

Idiopathic gingival fibromatosis


1 Professor and Head, Department of Pediatric Dentistry, Chhattisgarh Dental College and Research Institute Rajnandgaon, Chhattisgarh, India
2 Associate Professor, Department of Pediatric Dentistry, Chhattisgarh Dental College and Research Institute Rajnandgaon, Chhattisgarh, India
3 Assistant Professor, Department of Oral Surgery, Institute of Dental Science, Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India
4 Associate Professor, Department of Plastic Surgery, Institute of Dental Science, Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India
5 Former Postgraduate, Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, Oxford Dental College, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
6 Assistant Professor, Department of Oral Pathology, Dr Hedgewar Smruti Dental College, Hingoli, Maharashtra, India

Correspondence Address:
Raghavendra M Shetty
Associate Professor, Department of Pediatric Dentistry, Chhattisgarh Dental College and Research Institute, Rajnandgaon-491441, Chhattisgarh
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10011-1201

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Gingival fibromatosis (GF) is a heterogenous group of disorders characterized by progressive enlargement of the gingiva caused by an increase in submucosal connective tissue elements. This article presents a case report of a 14-year-old female patient with idiopathic gingival fibromatosis in the maxillary region with radiographic feature of congenitally missing maxillary permanent left lateral incisor, maxillary left and right permanent canine, mandibular right second premolar, all third molars along with overretained primary maxillary left lateral incisor and primary mandibular second molar. The treatment rendered in this patient comprised of surgical excision of the hyperplasia under general anesthesia.


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