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

  • K Khattala
  • M Rami
  • A Elmadi
  • L Chbani
  • Y Bouabdallah
Keywords: Congenital granular cell tumor, gingival tumor, newborn, local anesthesia

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

Published
2013-02-27
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Articles

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