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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 ...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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