congenital epulis


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congenital epulis

Oral pathology A benign mesenchymal mass of the gingiva of infant ♀, identical to granular cell tumor Management Excision
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Congenital epulis of the newborn: 10 new cases of a rare oral tumor.
These histopathological findings were compatible with congenital epulis (CE).
Congenital epulis is a rare, benign soft tissue lesion of the newborn generally originating from the alveolar prominence of the maxilla or mandible.
Therefore, the definite diagnosis of an adult type of GCT (3) was confirmed and congenital epulis was ruled out.
This tumor, also known as congenital epulis, is a rare gingival neoplasm that affects the alveolar ridge in the newly born.
4) Additional nomenclature for this lesion includes the following: congenital granular cell lesion, gingival granular cell tumor (GCT) of the newborn, congenital epulis of the newborn, (5) congenital granular cell myoblastoma, and granular cell fibroblastoma.
This case report describes a female infant with a gingival mass presenting clinically as a congenital epulis of the new born: however, histologically it proved to be a PG.
Peripheral giant cell granuloma, peripheral soft fibroma and congenital epulis were considered in the differential diagnosis.
2 kg, diagnosed with congenital epulis, referred for priority surgical excision.
Congenital epulis is a rare intraoral tumour of the newborn arising from gingival mucosa, most commonly from the alveolar ridge'.
These findings were consistent with a congenital epulis.
9] We agree that based on immunohistochemistry their case is better considered congenital epulis rather than granular cell tumor.
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