• plaque
  • During pregnancy, the increase in both progesterone and estrogen levels induces changes in vascular permeability leading to gingival edema and an increased inflammatory response to dental plaque. (jcda.ca)
  • Ramon
  • The first report linking calcium channel blockers to gingival overgrowth was published in 1984 by Ramon et al, who observed a population of hypertensive patients taking nifedipine for prolonged periods of time. (cdeworld.com)
  • diseases
  • Last week, the Global Genes Project , leading patient advocacy organizations representing the rare disease community, issued the RARE List™ , a stunning 65 page alphabetical listing of roughly 7,000 known rare diseases and disorders. (addiandcassi.com)
  • This awareness campaign was created by the Global Genes Project ™ and was developed by leading advocates representing various rare diseases so we can combine forces and drive the rare disease agenda. (addiandcassi.com)
  • inflammatory
  • Inflammatory gingival enlargements are characterized by swelling or edema, redness and a tendency to bleed on periodontal probing. (jcda.ca)
  • Gingival infiltration associated with leukemia produces generalized swelling of gingiva that, clinically, mimics that of inflammatory origin. (jcda.ca)
  • In this report, we review several inflammatory infectious and tumoral conditions of the nail unit. (rjme.ro)
  • patients
  • 12 O'Valle et al reported a two-fold incidence of gingival modifications in patients taking CsA and nifedipine, compared to patients taking CsA alone. (cdeworld.com)
  • changes
  • As demonstrated in rat models, the incidence of macroscopic gingival changes is usually close to 100% in all three of the previously mentioned classes of medication. (cdeworld.com)
  • firm
  • Fibrotic gingival enlargements resulting from medication are pink, firm and lobulated. (jcda.ca)
  • study
  • 14 However, those findings could not be confirmed by an in-vitro study where gingival fibroblast responsiveness to phenytoin and cyclosporin was found not to be age-dependent. (cdeworld.com)
  • take
  • If you, a loved one, a friend or even an acquaintance suffers from one of the rare conditions on the RARE List™, I ask that you take action TODAY and join the 1 Million for RARE™ awareness campaign. (addiandcassi.com)