Recurrent localised gingival overgrowth: A case report

Localised Gingival Enlargement

  • Annapurna Ahuja Dr.
  • Tannu Priya Post Graduate Studet
Keywords: Pyogenic granuloma, Gingival overgrowth, Biopsy, Excision.


Pyogenic granuloma is a hemorrhagic nodule that happens utmost often on the gingiva (although it can occur on any surface) and that has a robust penchant to persist after simple excision if the connected irritant is not removed. Clinically these lesions usually present as single nodule or sessile papule with smooth or lobulated surface. These may be seen in any size from a few millimeters to several centimeters. Here, we report a case of Pyogenic granuloma in the gingiva of a 20 years old female patient which reoccurred after excisional biopsy.


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How to Cite
Ahuja, A., & Tannu Priya. (2022). Recurrent localised gingival overgrowth: A case report. UNIVERSITY JOURNAL OF DENTAL SCIENCES, 8(4).