03Dec 2018

CHRONIC PERIODONTITIS ASSOCIATED WITH CINNAMOMUN ZEYLANICUM INDUCED PLASMA CELL GINGIVITIS: A CASE REPORT.

  • BDS, (MDS) Post Graduate, Department of Periodontology,Rajarajeswari Dental College & Hospital, Bangalore.
  • MDS Reader, Department of Periodontology, Rajarajeswari Dental College & Hospital, Bangalore.
  • MDS, Professor & Head Of The Department,Department of Periodontology,Rajarajeswari Dental College & Hospital, Bangalore.
  • MDS, Professor, Department of Periodontology, Rajarajeswari Dental College & Hospital, Bangalore.
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Plasma Cell Gingivitis (PCG) is a rare condition of the gingiva which is characterized by massive infiltration of plasma cells into the underlying sub-epithelial connective tissue. Clinically it appears as a diffuse reddening and edematous swelling of the gingiva with clear demarcation from the mucogingival border. Although the etiology is largely unknown; it is considered to be an immunologic reaction to allergens. Here we present a case of plasma cell gingivitis along with chronic generalized periodontitis in a 27 year old male patient brought upon by use of cinnamon containing toothpaste.


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[Mohammed Salman, Anuroopa P, Savita Sambashivaiah, Vinaya Kumar. R, and Navnita Singh. (2018); CHRONIC PERIODONTITIS ASSOCIATED WITH CINNAMOMUN ZEYLANICUM INDUCED PLASMA CELL GINGIVITIS: A CASE REPORT. Int. J. of Adv. Res. 6 (12). 164-169] (ISSN 2320-5407). www.journalijar.com


Mohammed Salman,
Post Graduate, Department of Periodontology Rajarajeswari Dental College & Hospital, Bangalore

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Article DOI: 10.21474/IJAR01/8128       DOI URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.21474/IJAR01/8128


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