Granuloma gravidarum is a pyogenic granuloma that appears in the gingival of pregnant women.


Synonym: pregnancy tumor of the gingiva


Features of a granuloma gravidarum:

(1) The lesion appears during a pregnancy in the interdental gingival.

(2) The lesion may bleed and/or interfere with chewing.

(3) Following pregnancy the lesion may shrink or disappear.

(4) The lesion may recur in subsequent pregnancies.

(5) A biopsy of the lesion shows a pyogenic granuloma.


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