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CASE REPORT
Year : 2017  |  Volume : 30  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 327-329

Peripheral giant cell granuloma: An unusual clinical presentation


Department of Periodontology, Career Postgraduate Institute of Dental Sciences and Hospital, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India

Correspondence Address:
Charanjit S Saimbi
House No. C-17, Sector K, Aliganj, Lucknow 226024, Uttar Pradesh
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DOI: 10.4103/1110-2098.211526

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Peripheral giant cell granuloma (PGCG) is a non-neoplastic lesion representing a local hyperplastic reaction to injury or inflammation. Lesions vary in appearance from smooth, regularly outlined masses to irregularly shaped, multilobulated protuberances with surface indentations. Ulcerations of the margin is occasionally seen. The lesions are painless, vary in size, and may cover several teeth. This article reports a case of PGCG arising at the mandibular anterior region in a 45-year-old man. The biopsy specimen revealed features consistent with PGCG. The clinical follow-up revealed uneventful soft tissue healing.


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