Gingival Fibromatosis



Gingival Fibromatosis


Elizabeth A. Montgomery, MD









This clinical photograph is from a patient with gingival fibromatosis. The process diffusely involves both the upper and lower gingival tissues. (Courtesy G. Warnock, MD.)






Hematoxylin & eosin of gingival fibromatosis shows a hypocellular fibroblastic lesion with prominent perivascular image inflammation.


TERMINOLOGY


Synonyms



  • Idiopathic gingival fibromatosis, hereditary gingival fibromatosis, hereditary gingival hyperplasia, congenital macrogingivae, generalized hypertrophy of gums, gingival elephantiasis


Definitions

Jul 9, 2016 | Posted by in PATHOLOGY & LABORATORY MEDICINE | Comments Off on Gingival Fibromatosis
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