Pyogenic Granuloma in an 8 Year Old Boy- JPNC
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Pyogenic Granuloma is one of the inflammatory hyperplasias seen in the oral cavity, majority are found on the marginal gingiva with only 15% of the tumors on the alveolar part. It predominantly occurs in the second decade of life in young females, male to female ratio is 1:99, and size of lesion varies in diameter from few millimeters to several centimeters, but rarely exceeds 2.5 cm. This article presents a case of pyogenic granuloma in an 8 year old boy who presented with a gingival overgrowth in his maxillary left buccal surface region starting from primary canine to the second primary molars of the attached gingiva. He had discomfort during mastication, interferes with occlusion there was a bleeding during brushing. The lesion was excised and histopathological report confirmed the diagnosis. Case was followed up for six months and no recurrence of the lesion.....

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