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Fibromatosis, Gingival MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Fibromatosis, Gingival
Tree Number(s)
C07.465.525.304
C07.465.714.258.428.200
C07.650.525.304
C16.131.850.525.304
Unique ID
D005351
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D005351
Annotation
non-neoplastic; do not use /‌congen & do not coord with INFANT, NEWBORN, DISEASES
Scope Note
Generalized or localized diffuse fibrous overgrowth of the gingival tissue, usually transmitted as an autosomal dominant trait, but some cases are idiopathic and others produced by drugs. The enlarged gingiva is pink, firm, and has a leather-like consistency with a minutely pebbled surface and in severe cases the teeth are almost completely covered and the enlargement projects into the oral vestibule. (Dorland, 28th ed)
Entry Term(s)
Fibromatosis Gingivae
Gingival Fibromatosis
Public MeSH Note
97; was FIBROMATOSIS GINGIVAE 1965-96
History Note
97; was FIBROMATOSIS GINGIVAE 1965-96
Date Established
1965/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
1999/11/03
Fibromatosis, Gingival Preferred
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