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CASE REPORT
Year : 2011  |  Volume : 23  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 638-640

Peripheral giant cell granuloma: A case report and review of literature


1 Reader, Department of Periodontology, Chhattisgarh Dental College and Research Institute, Rajnandgaon, Chhattisgarh, India
2 Professor, Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, Chhattisgarh Dental College and Research Institute, Rajnandgaon, Chhattisgarh, India
3 Postgraduate Student, Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, Chhattisgarh Dental College and Research Institute Rajnandgaon, Chhattisgarh, India

Correspondence Address:
Poonam Khatry
Reader, Department of Periodontology, Chhattisgarh Dental College and Research Institute Rajnandgaon, Chhattisgarh
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10011-1240

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The peripheral giant cell granuloma is a reactive exophytic lesion of jaws seen on the gingival and alveolar ridge usually result of local irritating factors, such as trauma, tooth extraction, etc. Peripheral giant cell granuloma manifests as red purple nodule located in the region of gingiva or edentulous alveolar margins. This report describes a case of large peripheral giant cell granuloma in mandibular posterior region. The lesion was excised under LA and confirmed as peripheral giant cell granuloma after histopathological investigations. Two weeks after surgery, area of lesion appeared healed. No recurrence of lesion was found


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