Gingival hypertrophy

Last updated: Friday, 03, December, 2010
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Localised

Dental plaque (poor dental hygiene)

Generalised

Poor dental hygiene

Pregnancy

Acute leukaemia, especially

  • Acute myelomonocytic, monocytic

Drugs, especially

  • Phenytoin
  • Cyclosporine
  • Nifedipine
  • Diltiazem

Scurvy

Wegener's granulomatosis

Mucolipidosis II (I cell disease) 

 See Lysosomal storage diseases