Pyogenic Granuloma Associated With Hypertensive Medication: A Case Report

Mannava, Yamini and Nayak, Sangeeta Umesh and Kamath, Deepa Giridhar (2017) Pyogenic Granuloma Associated With Hypertensive Medication: A Case Report. International Journal of Medical Science and Innovative Research (IJMSIR), 2 (3). 88 - 91. ISSN 2458 - 868X

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Abstract

Pyogenic granuloma is a relatively common mucocutaneous lesion seen in the oral cavity, as a response to some underlying irritating factor. Clinically oral pyogenic granuloma is seen as a smooth exophytic lesion with usually haemorrhagic base. The condition is frequently associated with periodontal pain and discomfort, in some cases interfering with mastication and creating esthetic problems. The growth is typically seen in young adults, with occurrence in the oral cavity, especially the gingiva, this case report describes a pyogenic granuloma in a male patient, discussing the clinical features and histopathologic features and also the successful management of the lesion.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Pyogenic granuloma, hypertension, oral lesion.
Subjects: Dentistry > MCODS Mangalore > Periodontics
Depositing User: KMCMLR User
Date Deposited: 05 Jun 2017 09:50
Last Modified: 05 Jun 2017 09:50
URI: http://eprints.manipal.edu/id/eprint/148998

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