periapical granuloma

per·i·ap·i·cal gran·u·lo·ma

a proliferation of granulation tissue surrounding the apex of a nonvital tooth and arising in response to pulpal necrosis.

per·i·ap·i·cal gran·u·lo·ma

(per'ē-ap'i-kăl gran'yū-lō'mă)
A proliferation of granulation tissue surrounding the apex of a nonvital tooth and arising in response to pulpal necrosis.
Synonym(s): apical granuloma, dental granuloma.

per·i·ap·i·cal gran·u·lo·ma

(per'ē-ap'i-kăl gran'yū-lō'mă)
Slowly proliferating chronic inflammatory tissue enclosed within a fibrous capsule continuous with periodontal ligament at tooth apex. Often results from necrotic pulp.
Synonym(s): apical granuloma, dental granuloma, root end granuloma.
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APICOECTOMY AND RETROGRADE FILLING AS PERIAPICAL GRANULOMA TREATMENT.
The histopathological study of the removed tissue showed a lesion covered by histiocytes with some neutrophils, macrophages, lymphocytes and plasma cells, showing compatibility with periapical granuloma wall (Figure 4).
The radiological differential diagnosis of radicular cyst includes periapical granuloma, surgical defect or periapical scar, periapical cemento-osseous dysplasia, Traumatic Bone Cyst.
1) Radiographically, a periapical cyst has an imaging appearance similar to that of a periapical granuloma.
T-helper cell type 17/regulatory Tcell immunoregulatory balance in human radicular cysts and periapical granulomas.
They are inflammatory in nature and usually arise within a periapical granuloma relating to stimulation resulting from a necrotic tooth [ten Cate 1972; Main 1985; Nair 1998].
Periapical granuloma occurs due to host response to inflammation subsequent to infection of pulp tis sues.
Differential diagnosis with periapical granuloma, radicular cyst or other pathologies is mandatory and necessitates tissue biopsy; as periapical presentations of the lesion may confuse a practitioner.