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Table 1 Time of beginning, etiologic factor and associated disease distribution.

From: Surgical treatment of gingival overgrowth with 10 years of follow-up

PATIENTS AGE SEX DAYS/MONTHS SINCE ONSET ETIOLOGIC FACTORS OTHER DISEASES AND DRUGS THERAPY
1 25 M 15 days Calculus None
2 43 F 10 months Unsuitable prosthesis Diabetes mellitus (insulin)
3 25 F 5 months Calculus Psoriasis (betamethasone)
4 26 F 1 year Calculus, None (oral contraceptives)
5 35 M 7 months Food Impaction Sjogren's Syndrome (pilocarpine, carboxymethyl cellulose collirium)
6 42 M 10 months Calculus Epilepsy (phenylhydantoin)
7 68 F 1 year Plaque, calculus Hypertension (nifedipine)
8 50 F 8 months Plaque, calculus None
9 21 F 2 months Plaque None
10 33 M 2 months Plaque None
11 54 M 6 months Unsuitable prosthesis Rheumatoid arthritis
12 34 F 9 months Calculus Systemic lupus erythematosus (betamethasone)
13 65 M 1 year Unsuitable prosthesis osteoarthrosis
14 24 F 4 months Calculus None
15 39 F 1 year Calculus None (oral contraceptives)
16 43 F 2 years Calculus, deciduous roots Crohn's disease (prednisolone, azathioprine)
17 52 M 8 months Unsuitable prosthesis None
18 63 M 1 year Calculus Behcet 's disease (prednisolone)
19 56 F 10 months Food Impaction Osteoarthrosis
20 34 F 6 months Calculus None