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Chirurgia 2010 December;23(6):305-6

Copyright © 2011 EDIZIONI MINERVA MEDICA

language: English

Repetitive gingival infections in patients with gingival hypertrophy in Sturge-Weber and Klippel-Trenaunay Syndromes: case report

Borghi Ingraci-De Lucia M. 1, Maniglia J. V. 1, Felt Conte A. 2, Pereira De Godoy J. M. 3

1 Department of Othorrinolaringology, São José do Rio Preto Medicine School-FAMERP São Paulo, Brazil 2 Department of Genetic, São José do Rio Preto Medicine School-FAMERP, São Paulo, Brazil 3 Department of Cardiology and Cardiovascular Surgery, São José do Rio Preto Medicine School-Brazil, São Paulo. Brazil


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A case of rare gingival hypertrophy in a 14-year-old child suffering from Sturge-Weber syndrome is reported. The hypertrophic gingival tissue was removed with prophylactic reasons and to facilitate in feeding. The outcome was satisfactory allowing the child to eat more adequately.

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