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The Gingival Overgrowth Index (GOI) of Seymour et al

Purpose:

To evaluate a patient for gingival hyperplasia using the Gingival Overgrowth Index (GOI).

Specialty:

Neurology, Psychiatry, Ophthalmology & Otolaryngology

Objective:

clinical diagnosis, including family history for genetics, criteria for diagnosis, severity, prognosis, stage, selection

ICD-10:

K06.1

Description:

Seymour et al developed a Gingival Overgrowth Index (GOI) for quantitating gingival hyperplasia. This can be useful for monitoring a patient taking a medication or disease that can cause gingival hyperplasia. The authors are from the University of Newcastle upon Tyne in England.

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