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Journal of IMAB
Gingival overgrowth (GO) is one of the most important clinical features of gingival pathology. Amlodipine is a comparatively new III generation calcium channels blocker, used for management of cardiovascular disorders. Although it is considered safe, it can also rarely induce GO. A case of severe amlodipine-induced GO, complicated by inflammatory changes due to plaque accumulation is presented in a 54 years old patient. Treatment was performed as follows: drug substitution; initial periodontaldoi:10.5272/jimab.2013192.295 fatcat:d27an7tzdrhspa3hx5j77lfcga