peripheral giant cell granuloma

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peripheral giant cell granuloma

Peripheral reparative giant cell granuloma Oral pathology A sessile or pedunculated gingival or alveolar growth of the young–age 5-15 mandible, ♀:♂ ratio, 2:1, possibly induced by trauma–eg, tooth extration Radiology Superficial erosion, peripheral cuffing of bone Treatment Curettage, but not–as was occasionally practiced–extraction of the teeth
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This provides differentiation from additional entities that typically include giant cells: cherubism, central giant cell granuloma, giant cell tumor in the setting of paget's disease, and aneurysmal bone cyst.