Peripheral Giant-Cell Granuloma| Definition , Etiology , Clinical features, Investigation, Differential diagnosis, Treatment
•Peripheral giant-cell granuloma is a relatively uncommon reactive tumor of the oral cavity.
•Local irritation or trauma.
• It is thought to arise from a periodontal ligament or periosteum
Peripheral giant-cell granuloma: early lesion on the gingiva.
Peripheral giant-cell granuloma of the maxilla.
Peripheral giant cell granuloma of the upper gingiva.
•The lesion occurs exclusively on the gingiva or edentulous alveolar ridge.
•It typically presents as a well-circumscribed sessile or pedunculated mass, dark red in color, which hemorrhages easily and may or may not be ulcerated (Figs. ).
•The lesion is relatively elastic on palpation, and the size ranges from 0.5 cmto 2 cmin diameter.
•It may occur at any age, and is more common in females.
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