J Dent Child (Chic) 2018 Jan;85(1):40-42
Department of Oral Pathology, Nair Hospital Dental College, Mumbai, India.
Localized gingival enlargement associated with vitamin C deficiency (scurvy) is rarely encountered in the modern era. The purpose of this paper is to report a case of extensive inflammatory gingival enlargement in the mandibular anterior region associated with vitamin C deficiency in a 10 year-old boy. There was a significant improvement of the gingival enlargement seven days after starting oral vitamin C supplementation. Read More