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Definition

An autosomal dominant form of hereditary gingival fibromatosis, a rare condition characterized by a slow, progressive overgrowth of the gingiva. The excess gingival tissue can cover part of or the entire crown, and can result in diastemas, teeth displacement, or retention of primary or impacted teeth.

Acronym

GINGF5

Synonyms

Fibromatosis, gingival, hereditary, 5
GGF5
HGF5