Journal of Oral Medicine, Oral Surgery, Oral Pathology and Oral Radiology

Crocker and Hartzell’s disease – Report of two cases with literature review

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Article Type : Case Report

Author Details: Sowmya GV*,Suveet Mathur

Volume : 5

Issue : 3

Online ISSN : 2395-6194

Print ISSN : 2395-6186

Article First Page : 88

Article End Page : 92


Pregnancy tumor is a tissue overgrowth which usually advances as a reaction to irritation and trauma that is typically localized. Nevertheless gingiva is supposed to be the dominant site, it also can occur on tongue, lip, and buccal mucosa. Pregnancy does not form the basis for the ailment, but changed tissues metabolic rate in pregnancy stresses the retort to the native irritants, thereby generating gingival overgrowths. It is commonly seen in first trimester of gestation. The present article reports two cases with pregnancy tumor in relation to anterior mandible.

Keywords: Inflammatory hyperplasia, Pyogenic granuloma, Pregnancy, Gingiva.

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