IP Archives of Cytology and Histopathology Research

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125-127


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Sayani Shome*, Amit De, Arup Ghosh, Ankita Saraf


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Amlodipine induced generalized gingival overgrowth: A clinical case


Case Report

Author Details : Sayani Shome*, Amit De, Arup Ghosh, Ankita Saraf

Volume : 6, Issue : 2, Year : 2021

Article Page : 125-127

https://doi.org/10.18231/j.achr.2021.030



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Abstract

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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