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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Because of its unusual clinical features, the granulomatosaa and treatment plan can be complicated in some cases. Conditions of the mucous membranes Periodontal disorders Oral mucosal pathology. All diode wavelengths are strongly absorbed by tissue pigments and penetrate deeply.

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

Get free access to newly published articles. Views Read Edit View history. Less discomfort may correspond to the decreased inflammatory reaction related to laser application. Evidence-based dentistry on laser paediatric dentistry: Bednar’s aphthae Cleft palate High-arched palate Palatal cysts of the newborn Inflammatory papillary hyperplasia Stomatitis nicotina Torus palatinus.

Oral and maxillofacial pathology K00—K06, K11—K14—, — Benefit of diode laser over traditional surgery with scalpel comprises convenient mucosa 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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Excision of Epulis Granulomatosa with Diode Laser in 8 Years Old Boy

Sometimes the term epulis is used synonymously with epulis fissuratum, [2] but this is technically incorrect as several other lesions could be described as granjlomatosa. Application of diode laser for excision of non-inflammatory vascular epulis fissuratum.

In most areas the overlying non-keratinized stratified squamous epithelium was ulcerated. Periapical, mandibular and maxillary hard tissues — Bones of jaws Agnathia Alveolar osteitis Buccal exostosis Cherubism Idiopathic osteosclerosis Mandibular fracture Microgenia Micrognathia Intraosseous cysts Odontogenic: Create a free personal account to download free article PDFs, sign up for alerts, customize your interests, and more.

Scalpel, Electro surgery and Laser techniques. Recent advances have shown that laser therapy can be used as an alternative or complement to traditional methods 58.

Pediatric soft tissue lesions. There are several oral soft epuls lesions in pediatric patients with different clinical presentations 1.

Our website uses cookies to enhance your experience. The lesion had been discovered three days previously by a dentist, after the extraction of five infected, gold-capped front teeth.

Epulis granulomatosa: extraction sequellae.

Figure 2 In most areas, the overlying non-keratinized stratified squamous epithelium was ulcerated. On rare occasion, it may arise on the tongue, or be multifocal.

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.

Diode lasers with wavelengths in the range of nm are available for use in dentistry. Orofacial soft tissues — Soft tissues around the mouth. Create a free personal account to access your subscriptions, sign up for alerts, and more.


An epulis granulomatosa is a granuloma which grows from an extraction socket the hole left after a tooth has been removedand as such can be considered to be a complication of healing after oral surgery.


This causes not only better incision, but also very good coagulation of tissues. The most common treatment is surgical excision. D ICD – With laser sterilization of wound; the inflammatory response is mild and delayed.

Granulomatosx access Subscribe to JN Learning for one year. This epulis contains giant cells and is usually found on the gum margin between teeth which are anterior to the permanent molars. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. It is also called Neumann’s tumor. The patient had not been aware of the growth and did not grajulomatosa how long it had been present.

The etiology and pathogenesis of gingival enlargement are still not well established. It usually occurs in the mandibular labial sulcus. Int J Case Rep Images. After 2 weeks, at granuomatosa follow up session, the site of surgery was completely healed Figure 1-D to 1-F.

National Center for Biotechnology InformationU. Diode laser with nm wavelength is significantly absorbed in tissue due to the presence of hemoglobin. Carranza’s clinical periodontology 11th ed.

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