Mondo Description Hereditary gingival fibromatosis (HGF) is a rare benign, slowly progressive, non-inflammatory fibrous hyperplasia of the maxillary and mandibular gingivae that generally occurs with the eruption of the permanent (or more rarely the primary) dentition or even at birth. It presents as a localized or generalized, smooth or nodular overgrowth of the gingival tissues of varying severity. It can be isolated, with autosomal dominant inheritance, or as part of a syndrome.
Disease Ontology Description A gingival overgrowth characterized by benign, slowly progressive, nonhemorrhagic, fibrous enlargement of the oral masticatory mucosa.
Mondo Term and Equivalent IDs
MONDO:0016070: hereditary gingival fibromatosis