A rare case of peripheral giant cell granuloma

Case Report

Author Details : Gursimrat Kaur Brar*, S P S Sodhi, Mehak Malhotra, Poshali Goyal

Volume : 7, Issue : 2, Year : 2021

Article Page : 138-141


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Peripheral Giant Cell Granuloma or the so called “Giant Cell Epulis” is the most common oral giant cell lesion. It is described as non-neoplastic, hyperplastic lesion occurring exclusively on gingival/alveolar crest that appears as a overgrowth of tissues, following trauma or irritation arising from periosteum or periodontal membrane. It can be sessile or pedunculated with size usually less than 2cm. Although being uncommon, this lesion carries a lot of uncertainity in terms of its etiology, growth potential, biological behavior (recurrence), histogenesis of its cells and its treatment. We hereby report a case of a 49-year old male patient, with peripheral giant cell granuloma in mandibular posterior region, who was successfully treated and is on regular follow up since 6 months.

Keywords: Peripheral giant cell granuloma, Epulis, Reactive, Benign, Hyperplastic, Osteoclasts, Multinucleated giant cell, Reparative giant cell granuloma, Osteoclastoma

How to cite : Brar G K, Sodhi S P S, Malhotra M, Goyal P, A rare case of peripheral giant cell granuloma. Int J Oral Health Dent 2021;7(2):138-141

Copyright © 2021 by author(s) and Int J Oral Health Dent. This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License (creativecommons.org)

Article History

Received : 16-05-2021

Accepted : 27-05-2021

Available online : 13-07-2021

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