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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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Author Details : Sowmya GV*, Suveet Mathur

Volume : 5, Issue : 3, Year : 2019

Article Page : 88-92

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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.

Doi : 10.18231/j.jooo.2019.022

How to cite : Sowmya Gv, Mathur S, Crocker and Hartzell’s disease – Report of two cases with literature review. J Oral Med Oral Surg Oral Pathol Oral Radiol 2019;5(3):88-92

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