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abnormal increase in number of cells

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7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12) Further investigation over the years has led to the belief that the GCF is simply a histologic variant of focal fibrous hyperplasia, or irritation fibroma, the most common reactive connective tissue lesion in the oral cavity.
While the terminology implies a benign neoplasm, most if not all fibromas represent reactive focal fibrous hyperplasias due to trauma or local irritation.