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Medical Term:

plasma cell gingivitis

 

Definition: intense hyperemic edema and inflammation of the gingiva resulting from a hypersensitivity reaction. A dense plasma cell infiltrate is seen in the lamina propria.

Synonym(s): atypical gingivitis

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