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Year : 2017  |  Volume : 2  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 112-114

Pregnancy tumor: A rare case report in mandibular anteriors

1 Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, Private Practice, Jind, Haryana, India
2 Department of Prosthodontics, Private Practice, Jind, Haryana, India

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Dr. Swati Phore
Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, Private Practice, Haryana
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None

DOI: 10.4103/bjhs.bjhs_13_17

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Pregnancy in a woman's life is associated with a variety of physiological, anatomical, and hormonal changes that can affect the cardiovascular, respiratory, and gastrointestinal systems. Such hormonal changes may lead to periodontal diseases and may be associated with generalized or localized gingival enlargements. Pregnancy does not cause the condition, but altered tissue metabolism in pregnancy accentuates the response to the local irritants, thereby causing gingival enlargements. In this report, a 25-year-old pregnant female had a localized gingival enlargement in the labial aspect of the mandibular anterior region.

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