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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J Dent Lasers ;6: Hyperplastic gingival lesions in pregnancy.

[The clinical and therapeutic aspects of epulis gravidarum].

Eagle syndrome Hemifacial hypertrophy Facial hemiatrophy Oral manifestations of systemic disease. In other projects Wikimedia Commons.

On rare occasion, it may arise on the tongue, or be multifocal. It usually occurs in the mandibular labial sulcus. Salivary glands Benign lymphoepithelial gravidxrum 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: Gingival overgrowth between grafidarum right central and lateral incisors Click here to view.

Temporomandibular jointsmuscles of mastication and malocclusions — Jaw joints, chewing muscles and bite abnormalities. The lesion usually grafidarum easily on a slight provocation.

Cryo-therapy in granuloma pyogenicum. Treatment of pyogenic granuloma with a sclerosing agent.


Epulis gravidarum

Histologic section of the excised tissue Click here to view. This common oral lesion is thought to be a reaction to irritation of the tissues and poor oral hygiene. Sooriyamoorthy M, Gower DB. It is more common in younger people and in females, and appears as a red-purple swelling and bleeds easily. Teeth pulpdentinenamel. 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.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg ; Photomed Laser Surg ; This epulis most commonly occurs on the gingiva near the front of the mouth between two teeth.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. The diode laser has also been used as an alternative treatment modality.

Other Eagle syndrome Hemifacial hypertrophy Facial hemiatrophy Oral manifestations of systemic disease. Three weeks after phase I therapy Click here to view. A case report of pregnancy tumor and its management using the diode laser.

It is usually a pedunculated lesion in the incisor region. Hormonal influences on gingival tissue: It may be sessile or pedunculated and is composed of fibrosed granulation tissue. Temporomandibular jointsmuscles of mastication and malocclusions — Jaw joints, chewing muscles and bite abnormalities Bruxism Condylar resorption Mandibular dislocation Malocclusion Crossbite Open bite Overbite Overeruption Overjet Prognathia Retrognathia Scissor bite Maxillary hypoplasia Temporomandibular joint dysfunction.

None, Conflict of Interest: Orofacial soft tissues — Soft tissues around the mouth Actinomycosis Angioedema Basal cell carcinoma Cutaneous sinus of dental origin Cystic hygroma Gnathophyma Ludwig’s angina Macrostomia Melkersson—Rosenthal syndrome Microstomia Noma Oral Crohn’s disease Orofacial granulomatosis Perioral dermatitis Pyostomatitis vegetans. Carranza’s clinical periodontology 11th ed. Oral and maxillofacial pathology K00—K06, K11—K14—, — 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.


Periapical, mandibular and maxillary hard tissues — Bones of jaws Agnathia Alveolar osteitis Buccal exostosis Cherubism Idiopathic osteosclerosis Mandibular fracture Microgenia Micrognathia Intraosseous cysts Odontogenic: 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.

Epulis gravidarum manum: pyogenic granuloma of the hand occurring in pregnant women.

Epukis Reprod Med ; Not to be confused with ossifying fibroma. Periodontium gingivaperiodontal ligamentcementumalveolus — Gums and tooth-supporting structures Cementicle Cementoblastoma Gravidaru Cementoma Eruption cyst Epulis Pyogenic granuloma Congenital epulis Gingival enlargement Gingival cyst of the adult Gingival cyst of the newborn Gingivitis Desquamative Granulomatous Plasma cell Hereditary gingival fibromatosis Hypercementosis Hypocementosis Linear gingival erythema Necrotizing periodontal diseases Acute necrotizing ulcerative gingivitis Pericoronitis Peri-implantitis Periodontal abscess Periodontal trauma Periodontitis Aggressive As a manifestation of systemic disease Chronic Perio-endo lesion Teething.

Cawson’s essentials of oral pathology and oral medicine 8th ed. Andrews’ Diseases of the Skin: