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Volume : 6, Issue : 2, Year : 2021
Article Page : 125-127
Calcium channel blockers (CCB) like Amlodipine, Nifedipine etc are widely used as anti-hypertensive drugs which on chronic intake shows gingival enlargement. It is an iatrogenic response of gingival tissue to these drugs along with other category of medications like antiepileptics and immunosuppressants. A unique case of long standing gingival overgrowth due to prolonged usage of CCB such as Amlodipine in a geriatric patient are portrayed herewith clinical, histopathological attributes and management protocol.
Keywords: Drug induced gingival overgrowth, Amlodipine, Gingival fibroblast.
How to cite : Shome S , Amit De, Ghosh A , Saraf A , Amlodipine induced generalized gingival overgrowth: A clinical case. IP Arch Cytol Histopathol Res 2021;6(2):125-127
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