Multiple Congenital Epulis of the Mandibular Ridge: A Case Report

Hiradfar, Mehran and Zabolinejad, Nona and Gharavi, Mohammad and Sebt, Sadaf (2012) Multiple Congenital Epulis of the Mandibular Ridge: A Case Report. Iranian Journal of Otorhinolaryngology, 24 (4). pp. 193-196.

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Abstract

Congenital epulis is a very rare benign soft-tissue tumor of uncertain histogenesis, which is also known as “gingival granular cell tumor of the newborn”. It occurs almost exclusively as a single tumor along the alveolar ridge of the maxilla in newborn females. Although congenital epulis is strikingly similar to the more common adult granular cell tumor histologically, in contrast to the latter congenital epulis cells are negative for S-100 protein. This case report describes a 15-day-old female infant with multiple congenital epulis of the mandibular alveolar ridge.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: WV Otolaryngology
Divisions: Journals > Iranian J Otorhinolaryngology
Depositing User: ijo ijo
Date Deposited: 02 Oct 2017 16:37
Last Modified: 02 Oct 2017 16:37
URI: http://eprints.mums.ac.ir/id/eprint/7161

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