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Case Reports in Dentistry
Volume 2013, Article ID 835989, 4 pages
Case Report

Hereditary Nonsyndromic Gingival Fibromatosis: Report of Family Case Series

1Department of Periodontology and Oral Implantology, Faculty of Dentistry, Sebha University, Sebha, Libya
2Department of Oral Pathology & Microbiology, Faculty of Dentistry, Sebha University, Sebha, Libya
3Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Prosthodontics, Faculty of Dentistry, Jazan University, Jazan 45 142, Saudi Arabia
4Department of Periodontics, Faculty of Dentistry, Arab Medical University, Benghazi, Libya
5Department of Oral Biology and Orthodontics, Faculty of Dentistry, Sebha University, Sebha, Libya

Received 7 June 2013; Accepted 4 September 2013

Academic Editors: R. Crespi and A. Epivatianos

Copyright © 2013 Syed Wali Peeran et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.


Hereditary gingival fibromatosis (HGF) is a rare, benign disorder with slowly progressive enlargement of maxillary and mandibular gingiva. Herewith, we report the first case series of HGF presenting among mother and all of her 3 children. Their complaints included unaesthetic appearance due to gingival growth, malocclusion, and difficulty in mastication. Conventional gingivectomy with oral hygiene measures and regular followup is the treatment of choice for such presentation.