Acta Scientific Dental Sciences (ASDS)(ISSN: 2581-4893)

Case Report Volume 6 Issue 10

Comprehensive Management of Gingival Growth Due to Oral Deleterious Habit in a Male Patient: A Case Report

Saurabhachandra B Pawar1*, Dipti Pardeshi2, Rasika B Pawar2, Sangeeta Palaskar2 and Vittaldas Shetty1

1Department of Public Health Dentistry, Maharashtra University of Health Sciences, Sinhgad Dental College and Hospital Pune, India
2Department of Oral Pathology and Microbiology, India

*Corresponding Author: Saurabhachandra B Pawar, Department of Public Health Dentistry, Maharashtra University of Health Sciences, Sinhgad Dental College and Hospital Pune, India.

Received: July 26, 2022; Published: September 19, 2022


Introduction: pyogenic granuloma is popularly known as a benign vascular tumor of the oral mucosa that follows chronic irritation such as trauma, microorganisms, plaque, calculus…etc. It involves the gingiva most frequently.

Case report: A 25-year-old male patient reported with chief complaint of pain and swelling in maxillary canine premolar region. Patient had habit of wedging toothpick, wooden or metallic objects in the same area. On clinical examination a well define soft sessile growth present on interdental gingiva in maxillary right canine and first premolar. The swelling was reddish in color and exhibited bleeding on slight provocation. After routine hematological investigation excisional biopsy was performed and was sent for histopathological examination. Histopathology report was suggestive of pyogenic granuloma. Patient’s counselling was done for deleterious habit cessation in the intervals of 15, 30 and 45 days. There is no recurrence of the pathology noted after 2 months follow up also patient has quit the habit.

Conclusion: Present review considers various features of pyogenic granuloma which includes clinical as well as pathological and microbiological characteristics.

Keywords: Benign Lesion; Pyogenic; Gingiva; Granuloma; Therapeutic Modalities


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Citation: Saurabhachandra B Pawar., et al. “Comprehensive Management of Gingival Growth Due to Oral Deleterious Habit in a Male Patient: A Case Report”. Acta Scientific Dental Sciences 6.10 (2022): 38-42.


Copyright: © 2022 Saurabhachandra B Pawar., et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.


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