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Linkage of hereditary gingival fibromatosis to chromosome 2~21.
Advanced gingival fibromatosis. J Indian Dent Assoc 1996;167:46-7.
Hereditary gingival fibromatosis first reported by Goddard and Gross in 18561, is a rare, benign, non-haemorrhagic fibrous enlargement of gingival tissue.
Hereditary gingival fibromatosis presents as pale pink colour 8,13 of the gingiva with quite firm consistency in the form of generalized symmetric form (common) or as localized nodular form as multiple enlargements (uncommon).
Hereditary Gingival Fibromatosis (HGF) is rare, affecting only one in 7,50,000 people.40 Gingival Fibromatosis is most commonly associated with hypertrichosis with or without mental retardation.
The timing of gingivectomy & gingivoplasty for gingival fibromatosis patients is controversial.
The phenotypic overlap of syndromes associated with hereditary gingival fibromatosis: follow-up of a family for five years.
Sauk, "Alteration in expression of MMP-1 and MMP-2 but not TIMP1 and TIMP-2 in hereditary gingival fibromatosis is mediated by TGF-[beta]1 autocrine stimulation," Journal of Periodontal Research, vol.