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abnormal increase in number of cells

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Clinical manifestations of CD include the presence of aphthous ulcerations, gingival hyperplasia, diffuse gingival swelling, xerostomia, mucosal hyperplasia, cobblestoning of buccal mucosa, mucosal tags, fissuring cheilitis, OFG and orofacial CD.
On examination, gingival hyperplasia caused by masticatory trauma was observed in the coronal portion of the dental follicle of the mandibular right first molar that was about to erupt (Fig.
In clinical trials, there was no significant difference between Trileptal and placebo in side effects that especially concern people with epilepsy, such as, coarsening of the facial features; gingival hyperplasia (swelling of the gums); hirsutism (abnormal hair growth); difficulty concentrating; memory problems; abnormal coordination; weight gain; tremor; hair loss or rash.
3) Orthodontists are also using lasers in place of acid etching before bracket placement, to remove brackets, to decrease pain with adjustments, to treat plaque-induced gingivitis and to remove plaque-induced gingival hyperplasia.
Plaque accumulation and gingival inflammation were associated with phenytoin induced gingival hyperplasia [Modeer et al.
Health care professionals have noted that patients with renal failure exhibit bone loss in the mouth and those on dialysis are more likely to experience oral ulcers, infections, gingival hyperplasia, xerostomia, halitosis, swelling, gingivitis, stomatitis, caries, tooth loss and jaw discomfort.
Moderate inflammatory gingival hyperplasia existed in the maxillary and mandibular anterior regions.
2) For example, xerostomia and gingival hyperplasia are two types of manifestations that could be drug induced and would go untreated if dental care is not addressed in this population.
All affected family members were known to have suppression of tooth eruption and defective eyesight, and the individuals in the second and third generation also had gingival hyperplasia.