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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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].