Reversal of drug-induced gingival overgrowth by UV-mediated apoptosis of gingival fibroblasts - an in vitro study.
Ann Anat 2018 Feb 7;217:7-11. Epub 2018 Feb 7.
Southern Illinois University School of Dental Medicine, Alton, IL 62002, USA. Electronic address:
Gingival overgrowth (GO) is an undesirable result of certain drugs like Cyclosporine A (CsA). Histopathology of GO shows hyperplasia of gingival epithelium, expansion of connective tissue with increased collagen, or a combination. Factors such as age, gender, oral hygiene, duration, and dosage also influence onset and severity of GO. Read More