PMID: 41864Oct 1, 1979

Summary of an International Symposium on phenytoin-induced teratology and gingival pathology

The Journal of the American Dental Association
T M HassellJ D Moriarty

Abstract

Phenytoin has been the preferred drug for treating grand mal epilepsy for more than 40 years. The metabolism of this drug, its teratogenic potential, and its role in the pathogenesis of gingival overgrowth are discussed.

Citations

Jan 1, 1992·Immunopharmacology and Immunotoxicology·T V Tittle, B A Schaumann
Jan 1, 1986·Drug Metabolism Reviews·L P BrownG G Gibson
Jan 1, 1981·Immunological Communications·P H Staple, S M Nakeeb
Feb 1, 1995·Journal of Oral Pathology & Medicine : Official Publication of the International Association of Oral Pathologists and the American Academy of Oral Pathology·A PagliariniR Evangelisti

Related Concepts

Abnormalities, Drug-Induced
Interdental Papilla
Gingival Hyperplasia
Hydantol
Teratogens

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