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Descriptor English:   Fibromatosis, Gingival 
Descriptor Spanish:   Fibromatosis Gingival 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Fibromatose Gengival 
Synonyms English:   Fibromatoses, Gingival
Fibromatosis Gingivae
Gingival Fibromatoses
Gingival Fibromatosis  
Tree Number:   C07.465.525.304
Definition English:   Generalized or localized diffuse fibrous overgrowth of the gingival tissue, usually transmitted as an autosomal dominant trait, but some cases are idiopathic and others produced by drugs. The enlarged gingiva is pink, firm, and has a leather-like consistency with a minutely pebbled surface and in severe cases the teeth are almost completely covered and the enlargement projects into the oral vestibule. (Dorland, 28th ed) 
Indexing Annotation English:   non-neoplastic; do not use /congen & do not coord with INFANT, NEWBORN, DISEASES
History Note English:   97; was FIBROMATOSIS GINGIVAE 1965-96 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
BL blood CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced CL classification
CO complications DI diagnosis
DG diagnostic imaging DH diet therapy
DT drug therapy EC economics
EM embryology EN enzymology
EP epidemiology EH ethnology
ET etiology GE genetics
HI history IM immunology
ME metabolism MI microbiology
MO mortality NU nursing
PS parasitology PA pathology
PP physiopathology PC prevention & control
PX psychology RT radiotherapy
RH rehabilitation SU surgery
TH therapy UR urine
VE veterinary VI virology
Record Number:   5487 
Unique Identifier:   D005351 

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