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Pregnancy tumor mimicking a neoplasm-A case report.
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PMID:  22623478     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
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Pregnancy brings about a complex series of physiological changes for women. A tumor-like gingival enlargement can occur during pregnancy. The size of the tumor generally increases gradually over a few months as the pregnancy progresses, then shrinks spontaneously after delivery. This case report describes a case of gingival swelling in a 26-year-old woman at five months of gestation. The lesion was not painful and grew very rapidly over a three-week period. The histopathological examination revealed granulation tissue with non-neoplastic proliferation of endothelial cells, suggestive of pregnancy tumor.
Authors:
Deepak Kumar Chopra; Premdeep Gandhi; Deepak Kochar
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  General dentistry     Volume:  60     ISSN:  0363-6771     ISO Abbreviation:  Gen Dent     Publication Date:  2012 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-05-24     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7610466     Medline TA:  Gen Dent     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  e182-4     Citation Subset:  D    
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