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. It was first described in by two French surgeons Poncet and Dor, and is also known as epulis gravidarum. The term of PG is misleading. 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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Clinical diagnosis and management of hormonally responsive oral pregnancy tumor pyogenic granuloma.

Epulis gravidarum

Periodontium gingivaperiodontal ligamentcementumalveolus — Gums and tooth-supporting structures. It may be sessile or pedunculated and is composed of fibrosed granulation tissue. It is more common in the maxilla than the mandible. It is a reactive lesion, also classified in pregnancy associated gingival diseases.

epulis gravidarum

Epidemiology, pathology and clinical aspects. Salivary glands Benign lymphoepithelial lesion Ectopic salivary gland tissue Frey’s syndrome HIV salivary gland disease Necrotizing sialometaplasia Mucocele Ranula Pneumoparotitis Salivary duct stricture Salivary gland aplasia Salivary gland atresia Salivary gland diverticulum Salivary gland fistula Salivary gland hyperplasia Salivary gland hypoplasia Salivary gland neoplasms Benign: It is also called Neumann’s tumor.


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 grabidarum. 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.

D ICD – YAG laser excision of a giant gingival pyogenic granuloma of pregnancy. Fibrous epulides are firm and rubbery, and pale pink in color.

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Altered tissue metabolism of progesterone in pregnancy gingivitis and granuloma. It usually occurs in the mandibular labial sulcus. Photomed Laser Surg ; A case report of pregnancy tumor and its management using the diode laser.

Not to be confused epulls ossifying fibroma. Gupta R, Gupta S. J Dent Lasers ;6: J Oral Sci ; Orofacial soft tissues — Soft tissues around the mouth Actinomycosis Angioedema Basal cell carcinoma Cutaneous sinus of dental origin Cystic eoulis Gnathophyma Ludwig’s angina Macrostomia Melkersson—Rosenthal syndrome Microstomia Noma Oral Crohn’s disease Orofacial granulomatosis Perioral dermatitis Pyostomatitis vegetans.


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Temporomandibular jointsmuscles of mastication and malocclusions — Jaw joints, chewing muscles and bite abnormalities. J Cutan Aesthet Surg ;4: Hyperplastic gingival lesions in pregnancy.

Andrews’ Diseases of the Skin: Hormonal influences on gingival tissue: J Reprod Med ; Effects on oral soft tissue produced by a diode laser in vitro. Relationship to periodontal disease. How to cite this article: This page was last edited on 31 Decemberat Over time, bone may form within the lesion at 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.

The diode laser has also been used as an alternative treatment modality.