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CASE REPORT
Year : 2012  |  Volume : 3  |  Issue : 6  |  Page : 182-184

Plasma cell gingivitis - A rare case related to Colocasia (arbi) leaves


1 Department of Periodontics and Implantology, DAV (c) Dental College and Hospital, Yamunanagar (Haryana), India
2 Department of Periodontics and Implantology, Gian Sagar Dental College and Hospital, Ramnagar, Rajpura, Punjab, India
3 Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, MM College of dental Sciences and Research, Mullana, Ambala, Haryana, India

Correspondence Address:
Deepika Bali
Department of Periodontics and Implantology, DAV (C) Dental College and Hospital, Yamunanagar, Haryana
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/0976-237X.101086

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Plasma cell gingivitis is an uncommon inflammatory condition of uncertain etiology often flavoured chewing gum, spices, foods, candies, or dentifrices. The diagnosis of plasma cell gingivitis is based on comprehensive history taking, clinical examination, and appropriate diagnostic tests. Here we are presenting a rare case of plasma cell gingivitis caused by consumption of colocasia (arbi) leaves. Colocasia is a kind of vegetable, very commonly consumed in the regions of North India.


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