Signs
 

Gingival Hypertrophy

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Overview

    • Look For

    • Enlargement of the gums without inflammation.
    • Significance

    • May be a sign of acute myeloid leukaemia.
    • Causes of Gingival Hypertrophy

    • Drugs - phenytoin, calcium channel blockers, cyclosporine
    • Acute myeloid leukaemia
    • Pregnancy
    • Idiopathic
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