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VOLUME 14 , ISSUE 5 ( September-October, 2021 ) > List of Articles

CASE REPORT

Recurrent Episodes of Oral Pyogenic Granuloma at Different Site in an 8-year-old Girl: An Unusual Presentation

Muthukrishnan Kavitha, Gajula Shivashankarappa Prathima, Venkatachalamoorthi Vinothini, Subramaniam Kalaiyarasu Vigneshwari

Keywords : Oral pyogenic granuloma, Reactive hyperplasia, Recurrent episodes

Citation Information : Kavitha M, Prathima GS, Vinothini V, Vigneshwari SK. Recurrent Episodes of Oral Pyogenic Granuloma at Different Site in an 8-year-old Girl: An Unusual Presentation. Int J Clin Pediatr Dent 2021; 14 (5):730-733.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10005-2033

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 20-11-2021

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2021; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Abstract

Pyogenic granuloma is one of the benign vascular neoplasms seen in the first and second decade of life, with a female predilection. Pyogenic granuloma presents as a small reddish exophytic lesion, gingiva being the commonest site. This report presents a case of recurrent episodes of pyogenic granuloma at a different site at different time intervals in an 8-year-old girl child which was found to be an unusual presentation, and it highlights the importance of early diagnosis and management of the pyogenic granuloma to avoid the discomfort.


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