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.

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