The presence of hair growing out of the gingiva is a rare phenomenon. A similar condition can affect the tongue.
Possible explanations for a hair follicle in the gingiva:
(1) heterotopia of a hair follicle with or without sebaceous glands
Situations that may exacerbate:
(1) excessive testosterone with hypertrichosis
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