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CASE REPORT

Gingival Cyst of Newborn

Citation Information : Gingival Cyst of Newborn. Int J Clin Pediatr Dent 2011; 4 (1):83-84.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10005-1087

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 01-01-2011


Abstract

Gingival cyst of newborn is an oral mucosal lesion of transient nature. Although it is very common lesion within 3 to 6 weeks of birth, it is very rare to visualize the lesion thereafter. Presented here is a case report of gingival cyst, which was visible just after 15 days of birth. Clinical diagnoses of these conditions are important in order to avoid unnecessary therapeutic procedure and provide suitable information to parents about the nature of the lesion.


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