- hyperplastic pulpitis
- a chronic productive type of pulpitis usually occurring in teeth with large carious lesions; it is characterized by proliferation of the dental pulp tissue, filling the cavity with a pedunculated or sessile, pinkish red, fleshy mass.
Chronic hyperplastic pulpitis with erythematous granulation tissue extruding from the pulp chamber of the mandibular first molar.
Medical dictionary. 2011.