International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Case Studies | Obstetrics and Gynecology | Tunisia | Volume 9 Issue 7, July 2020 | Rating: 6.4 / 10

Pregnancy Epulis: About a Case and Review of The Literature

Sofiane Kouas [3] | Olfa Zoukar [8] | Khouloud Ikridih [2] | Anis Haddad [5]

Abstract: Pregnancy epulis constitutes a distinct clinical entity which can manifest in up to 5 % of pregnant women in the form of a fleshy, dark red bleeding mass on contact at the level of the gingiva most often. This work, based on a case observed in our department and a review of the literature, aims to present the main clinical manifestations of pregnancy-related epulis and the management of this pathology, as well as its evolutionary potential.

Keywords: epulis, pregnancy, gum, hormonal disturbances, fleshy mass, surgical abstention

Edition: Volume 9 Issue 7, July 2020,

Pages: 1809 - 1810

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