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1- Department of Periodontology, Dental School of Shahid Sadoughi University of Medical Sciences, Yazd, Iran
2- Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology, Dental School of Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
3- Departmant of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology Guilan University of Medical Science
4- Department of Periodontology, Faculty of Dentistry, Yasuj University of Medical Sciences, Yasuj, Iran
Abstract:   (3434 Views)

 Gingiva is a common region of inflammatory and reactive lesions. Systemic conditions, including hormonal imbalance in pregnant women, may cause exaggerated response to irritations such as calculus or infection. Therefore, more accurate assessment is necessary to achieve the best decision making
in the differential diagnosis and treatment of these patients. In this paper, we present a reactive hyperplastic lesion of endodontic origin (parulis) on the gingiva in a pregnant woman, which mimicking pregnancy tumor.

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Type of Study: Original article | Subject: Pathology
Received: 2016/03/12 | Accepted: 2016/03/12 | Published: 2016/03/12