Hereditary gingival fibromatosis: a case report

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Gholam Ali Gholami 1 , Mohammad Mohammadi 2 , *

1 Assistant Professor, Department of Periodontics, Dental School, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran, Andorra

2 Assistant Professor, Dental and Oral Diseases Research Center, Kerman University of Medical Sciences, Kerman, Iran and Assistant Professor Department of Periodontics, Dental School, Kerman University of Medical Sciences, Kerman, Iran., Andorra

How to Cite: Gholami G A , Mohammadi M. Hereditary gingival fibromatosis: a case report, Ann Mil Health Sci Res. 2013 ; 11(3):e66141.

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Annals of Military and Health Sciences Research: 11 (3); e66141
Published Online: September 28, 2013
Article Type: Case Report
Received: April 30, 2013
Accepted: August 28, 2013

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Abstract

Background: Hereditary gingival fibromatosis is a rare disease that could appear isolated or along with a syndrome. This disease is a dominant autosomal trait. The clinical appearance of this disease is in the form of nodular or symmetric. Malocclusion, diastema and delayed eruption of teeth are the other clinical signs of disease.

Case report: A 16 year old girl with esthetic problem referred to shahid beheshti medical sciences university, dental school. Based on medical history and clinical appearance of the patient, HGF was diagnosis. The patient treated with periodontal surgery and followed for six months. The result of treatment was successful after 6 months.

Keywords

Fibromatosis Gingival Genetic Diseases Inborn

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