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Gum tumors

Introduction: Gum tumors

Description of Gum tumors

Gum tumors (medical condition): Any cancer of the gum. The gum is the soft tissue surrounding the base of the teeth. The medical term for gums is gingival and thus gum cancer is ...more

Gum tumors: See also:

Gum cancer:
  »Introduction: Gum cancer
  »Symptoms of Gum cancer
  »Causes of Gum cancer
  »Treatments for Gum cancer

Gum tumors: Related Topics

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Gum tumors as a Disease

Gum tumors: Another name for Gum cancer (or close medical condition association).
  »Introduction: Gum cancer
  »Symptoms of Gum cancer
  »Causes of Gum cancer
  »Treatments for Gum cancer

Gum tumors: Related Diseases

Gum tumors: Gum tumors is listed as a type of (or associated with) the following medical conditions in our database:

Causes of Gum tumors

Some of the causes of Gum tumors are included in the list below:

  • Aphthous stomatitis
  • Herpes stomatitis
  • Self-limited viral disease (e.g., herpangina, hand-foot-mouth disease)
  • Chemotherapy drugs (especially 5-FU and methotrexate)
  • Squamous cell carcinoma should always be considered if a nonhealing ulcer or oral erosion is noted

Symptoms of Gum tumors (Gum cancer)

Some of the symptoms of Gum tumors incude:

Treatments for Gum tumors (Gum cancer)

Treatments for Gum tumors (Gum cancer) include:

  • Intralesional triamcinalone injections
  • Topical steroids
  • Local anesthetics
  • Combination of surgery, Radiation therapy and Chemotherapy

Treatment of Gum tumors: For more treatment information about Gum tumors, see treatment of Gum cancer (Gum tumors)

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