An epulis granulomatosa is a granuloma which grows from an extraction socket ( the hole left after a tooth has been. The mouth constitutes a sort of “no man’s land” between the domain of the dermatologist and that of the dentist, and the boundaries of their respective fields a. Epulis granulomatosa involving the lower gum, consisting of a rather firm, cauliflower-like growth and simulating carcinoma. that the lesion might be due to a.

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Excision of Epulis Granulomatosa with Diode Laser in 8 Years Old Boy

Create a personal account to register for email alerts with links to free full-text articles. This common oral lesion is thought to be a reaction to irritation of the tissues and poor oral hygiene. Laser technology provides optimal care for children without many of the ‘fear factor’ found in routine dental care and can increase the cooperation of pediatric patients.

Laser surgery usually requires local anesthesia, but rarely needs sutures. Cawson’s essentials of oral pathology and oral medicine granulomatisa ed. It may be sessile or pedunculated and is composed of fibrosed granulation tissue. The mouth constitutes a sort of “no man’s land” between the domain of the dermatologist and that of the dentist, and the boundaries of their respective fields are at times indistinct.

Epulis – Wikipedia

There was no history of systemic disease. Not to be confused with ossifying fibroma. Salivary glands Benign lymphoepithelial lesion Ectopic salivary gland tissue Frey’s syndrome HIV salivary gland disease Necrotizing sialometaplasia Mucocele Ranula Pneumoparotitis Salivary duct stricture Salivary gland aplasia Salivary gland atresia Salivary granulomatsa diverticulum Salivary gland fistula Salivary gland hyperplasia Salivary gland hypoplasia Salivary gland neoplasms Benign: Also termed a “pregnancy tumor” or “granuloma gravidarum”, [2] this lesion is identical to a pyogenic granuloma in all respects apart epuliz the fact that it occurs exclusively in pregnant females.


Epulis granulomatosa is a lesion which grows from an extraction socket. Oral and maxillofacial pathology K00—K06, K11—K14—, — Our website uses cookies to enhance your experience.

Figure 1-A, B The lesion was asymptomatic but caused some mastication problems. Temporomandibular jointsmuscles of mastication and malocclusions — Jaw joints, chewing muscles and bite abnormalities Bruxism Condylar resorption Mandibular dislocation Malocclusion Crossbite Open bite Overbite Overeruption Overjet Prognathia Retrognathia Scissor bite Maxillary granuoomatosa Temporomandibular joint dysfunction.

All diode wavelengths are strongly absorbed by tissue pigments and penetrate deeply. Teeth pulpdentinenamel. It has an unusual resemblance to granular cell myoblastoma.

Periodontium gingivaperiodontal ligamentcementumalveolus — Gums and tooth-supporting structures Cementicle Cementoblastoma Gigantiform Cementoma Eruption cyst Epulis Granulokatosa granuloma Congenital epulis Gingival enlargement Gingival cyst of the adult Gingival cyst of the newborn Gingivitis Desquamative Granulomatous Plasma cell Hereditary gingival fibromatosis Hypercementosis Hypocementosis Linear gingival erythema Necrotizing periodontal diseases Acute necrotizing ulcerative gingivitis Pericoronitis Peri-implantitis Periodontal abscess Periodontal trauma Periodontitis Aggressive As a manifestation of systemic disease Chronic Perio-endo lesion Teething.

Carlyle Ahrens of Artesia, Calif. Application of diode laser for excision of non-inflammatory vascular epulis fissuratum.


Several authors have explained that the use of laser in soft and hard tissue surgery causes less discomfort and better tolerance by young patients and their parents 67. Figure 2 In most areas, the overlying non-keratinized stratified squamous epithelium was ulcerated. There epulid several oral soft tissue lesions in pediatric patients with different clinical presentations 1.

Open in a separate window. The lesion had been discovered three days previously by a dentist, after the extraction of five infected, gold-capped front teeth. Cawson’s essentials of oral pathology and oral medicine 7th ed. Sign in to customize your interests Sign in to your personal account. Conclusion Due to the rapid and regular wound healing without sutures, lasers are useful for soft tissue surgery in modern dentistry, especially in relation to pediatric patients.


Privacy Policy Terms of Use. This type of epulis is neither ggranulomatosa “pus producing” nor a true granulomabut it is a vascular lesion.

In most areas the overlying non-keratinized stratified squamous epithelium was ulcerated. Author information Copyright and License information Disclaimer.


Case report An 8-year-old boy patient referred to the Pediatric Dentistry Department, Tehran University of Medical Sciences complaining of a gingival mass in the upper right region at the extracted first primary molar area.

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Oral mucosa — Lining of mouth. Basal cell adenoma Canalicular adenoma Ductal papilloma Monomorphic adenoma Myoepithelioma Oncocytoma Papillary cystadenoma lymphomatosum Pleomorphic adenoma Sebaceous adenoma Malignant: Benefit of diode laser over traditional surgery with scalpel comprises convenient epulks removal, high precision in tissue destruction 411easy ablation of soft tissue, immediate sterilization, decreased mechanical trauma, increased patients acceptance, no or few sutures 8homeostasis, decreased bacteremia, decreased edema, less operative and post-operative discomfort 48little wound contraction and minimal scar 58.

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