Subscribe

Drug-Induced Gingival Hyperplasia

Purpose:

To evaluate a patient for drug-induced gingival hyperplasia.

Specialty:

Otolaryngology

Objective:

adverse effects, complication detection, prevention

ICD-10:

K06.1

Description:

Gingival hyperplasia may occur in patients taking certain medications. This is not a true hyperplasia with cellular proliferation, but rather is associated with an increase in the extracellular tissue volume. Early recognition and intervention can help reduce serious complications.

To read more or access our algorithms and calculators, please log in or register.

RECENT TWEETS

medal descover
medal iphone