West China Journal of Stomatology ›› 2020, Vol. 38 ›› Issue (6): 718-725.doi: 10.7518/hxkq.2020.06.020

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Treatment strategy for pregnancy epulis

Cheng Guoping(), Ye Changchang(), Tang Jing, Meng Shu, Wu Yafei, Ding Yi   

  1. State Key Laboratory of Oral Diseases & National Clinical Research Center for Oral Diseases & Dept. of Periodontics, West China Hospital of Stomatology, Sichuan University, Chengdu 610041, China
  • Received:2020-01-12 Revised:2020-06-23 Online:2020-12-01 Published:2020-12-07
  • Contact: Ye Changchang E-mail:1187514641@qq.com;yechang111@163.com
  • Supported by:
    The National Natural Youth Science Foundation of China(81600875)


Pregnancy epulis is a tumor-like lesion with high prevalence in China. The local lesion, the general condition of the pregnant patient, and the complications during treatment should be taken into consideration when making a treatment plan for pregnancy epulis. In this study, three representative pregnancy epulis cases were presented, and related studies at home and aboard were reviewed to summarize the etiology, differential diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of pregnancy epulis and share the clinical experience in the treatment of pregnancy epulis.

Key words: pregnancy epulis, female sex hormones, differential diagnosis

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