Epulis (Greek: ἐπουλίς; plural epulides) is any tumor like enlargement (i.e. lump) situated on Also termed a “pregnancy tumor” or “granuloma gravidarum”, this lesion is identical to a pyogenic granuloma in all respects apart from the fact that . Epulis gravidarum is a quite rare gingival disorder occurring in to 5% of pregnant women, and it affects more commonly the anterior region of the upper. Epulis gravidarum. Benign tumour of the gums that occurs during pregnancy due to the effect of the hormones of pregnancy and disappears after delivery.

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Epulis gravidarum

This epulis contains giant cells and is usually found on the gum margin between teeth which are anterior to the permanent epulus. Palate Bednar’s aphthae Cleft palate High-arched palate Palatal cysts of the newborn Inflammatory papillary hyperplasia Stomatitis nicotina Torus palatinus. This page was last edited on 31 Decemberat On rare occasion, it may arise on the tongue, or be multifocal. Clinical diagnosis and management of hormonally responsive oral geavidarum tumor pyogenic granuloma.

It usually occurs in the mandibular labial sulcus.

Glosario: Epulis gravidarum

Altered tissue metabolism of progesterone in pregnancy gingivitis and granuloma. YAG laser excision of a giant gingival pyogenic granuloma of pregnancy. Other Eagle syndrome Hemifacial hypertrophy Facial hemiatrophy Oral manifestations of systemic disease. This type of epulis is neither pyogenic “pus producing” nor a true granulomabut it is a vascular lesion. Oral and maxillofacial pathology K00—K06, K11—K14—, — Cryo-therapy in granuloma pyogenicum.

Over time, bone may form within the lesion gravidaru which point the term peripheral ossifying fibroma may be used in some parts of the worlddespite having no relation to the ossifying fibroma of bone and it is not a fibroma.


Three weeks gravdarum phase I therapy Click here to view.

Basal cell adenoma Canalicular adenoma Ductal papilloma Monomorphic adenoma Myoepithelioma Oncocytoma Papillary cystadenoma lymphomatosum Pleomorphic adenoma Sebaceous adenoma Malignant: Nasopalatine duct Median mandibular Median palatal Traumatic bone Osteoma Osteomyelitis Osteonecrosis Bisphosphonate-associated Neuralgia-inducing cavitational osteonecrosis Osteoradionecrosis Osteoporotic bone marrow defect Paget’s disease of bone Periapical abscess Phoenix abscess Periapical periodontitis Stafne defect Torus mandibularis.

J Oral Sci ; Euplis Reprod Med ; The growth is typically seen on or after the third month of pregnancy and may grow rapidly to acquire a large size, thus, requiring surgical gravidarumm. It occurs due to irritation or physical trauma from calculus or cervical restorations as also some contribution by hormonal factors and usually affects the gingiva, but can be seen in areas of frequent trauma such as lower lip, tongue, oral mucosa, and palate. Eagle syndrome Hemifacial hypertrophy Facial hemiatrophy Oral manifestations of epukis disease.

Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol ; Sitemap What’s New Feedback Disclaimer. Photomed Laser Surg ; J Dent Lasers ;6: Teeth pulpdentinenamel. An epulis granulomatosa is a granuloma which grows from an extraction socket the hole left after a tooth has been removedand as such can be considered to be a complication of healing after oral surgery.

Pyogenic granuloma PG is a tumor-like growth in the oral cavity. The diode laser has also been used as an alternative treatment modality. Treatment of pyogenic granuloma with a sclerosing agent. Also termed a “pregnancy tumor” or “granuloma gravidarum”, [2] this lesion is identical to a pyogenic granuloma in all respects apart from the fact that it occurs exclusively in pregnant females. This rare epulis also called granular cell tumor or congenital gingival granular cell tumor is not acquired, [10] which is in contrast to most other epulides which tend to be reactive lesions to tissue irritation.


Hyperplastic gingival lesions in pregnancy.

Periapical, mandibular and maxillary hard tissues — Bones of jaws. A clinical and microbiological study. It is manifested as a painless sessile or pedunculated, erythematous, exophytic and specific papular or nodular with a smooth or lobulated surface, which may have a fibrinous covering.

A case grafidarum of pregnancy tumor and its management using the diode laser.

Lasers Surg Med ; Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg ; Effects on oral soft tissue produced by a diode laser gravidaeum vitro. Fibrous epulides are firm and rubbery, and pale pink in color. Histologic section of the excised tissue Click here to view.

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This epulis most commonly occurs on the gingiva near the front of the mouth between two teeth. It is more common in the maxilla than the mandible. Relationship to periodontal disease.