A clinico-histopathological report on low dose of amlodipine: A third-generation calcium channel blocker-induced gingival overgrowth


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Author Details : Vinayaka Ambujakshi Manjunatha*, Gayathri Gunjiganur Vemanaradhya, Triveni Mavinakote Gowda

Volume : 7, Issue : 3, Year : 2021

Article Page : 182-185

https://doi.org/10.18231/j.jooo.2021.054



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Abstract

This clinical & histopathological report describes the clinical features, mechanism of action on drugs causing drug-induced gingival overgrowth (DIGO), diagnosis and management of patients with arterial hypertension with the regular usage of amlodipine drug. The report also highlights the importance of an involvement of cardiologist and his/her vital role in the management of amlodipine-induced gingival overgrowth.


Keywords: Amlodipine, Cardiologist, Clinical & histopathological report, Drug­induced gingival overgrowth (DIGO), Arterial hypertension


How to cite : Manjunatha V A, Vemanaradhya G G, Gowda T M, A clinico-histopathological report on low dose of amlodipine: A third-generation calcium channel blocker-induced gingival overgrowth. J Oral Med Oral Surg Oral Pathol Oral Radiol 2021;7(3):182-185


Copyright © 2021 by author(s) and J Oral Med Oral Surg Oral Pathol Oral Radiol. This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License (creativecommons.org)





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Received : 09-08-2021

Accepted : 12-08-2021

Available online : 09-10-2021


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