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epulis

 [ep-u´lis] (pl. epu´lides) (Gr.)
any tumor of the gingiva.
giant cell epulis (epulis gigantocellula´ris) a sessile or pedunculated lesion of the gingiva, or less often the mucous membrane covering edentulous ridges; it is an inflammatory reaction to injury or hemorrhage.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

ep·u·lis

(ep-yū'lis),
A nonspecific exophytic gingival mass.
[G. epoulis, a gumboil]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

ep·u·lis

(ep-yū'lis)
A nonspecific exophytic gingival mass.
[G. epoulis, a gumboil]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

epulis

A localized, usually inflammatory, swelling of the gum (gingiva). Epulis may, rarely, be due to a tumour of the gingiva.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

ep·u·lis

(ep-yū'lis)
A nonspecific exophytic gingival mass.
[G. epoulis, a gumboil]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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Hence, it can be used in the treatment of Epulis fissuratum, besides it can also be used in the treatment of other oral soft tissue pathologies achieving a plethora of benefits.
Torabi et al., "Comparison of carbon dioxide laser with surgical blade for removal of epulis fissuratum.
Waag, "Congenital epulis: a rare diagnosis in paediatric surgery," European Journal of Pediatric Surgery, vol.
Epulis has been described as the most common benign oral tumor of dog.
No obstante, tambien pueden aparecer ameloblastomas acantomatosos (previamente denominados epulis), epulis fibromatosos, papilomatosis oral y granulomas eosinofilico (16).
These histopathological findings were compatible with congenital epulis (CE).
In this 50-year-old woman; a wide rugose cauliflower-like exophytic lesion on the attached gingiva in the anterior region thought to be epulis fissuratum or a giant-cell granuloma turned out to be condyloma acuminatum following the excisional biopsy.
A: Lumps that form on the gum edge can be an 'epulis', a type of lump that is non-cancerous and does not spread to other parts of the body.
His three case reports, concerning the removal of an epulis from the jaw, a cataract removal and the unsuccessful etherisation of a nervous man requiring urethral dilatation, followed.
The most common non-tumour is called epulis. This is a fleshy proliferation around the edges of the gums that covers the sides of the teeth and is especially common in boxers.
En ninos tambien debe tenerse en cuenta el epulis congenito y el quiste dermoide, rara vez encontrado en lengua (11, 12).