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A case report of a huge congenital granular cell epulis operated under local anesthesia

K Khattala, M Rami, A Elmadi, L Chbani, Y Bouabdallah

Abstract


Congenital granular cell epulis (CGCE) is a very rare benign soft tissue lesion of the neonate, it most frequently located on the anterior maxillary alveolar ridge. It has a female predilection. It is a tumor with no tendency to recur after excision. The exact histogenesis of this tumor remains unresolved and it may be hamartomata.

Key words: Congenital granular cell tumor, gingival tumor, newborn, local anesthesia




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