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    Revue belge de medecine…
    2010

[Giant cell peripheral granuloma surrounding a dental implant: case report].

@article{Hanselaer2010GiantCP,
  title={[Giant cell peripheral granuloma surrounding a dental implant: case report].},
  author={Lore Hanselaer and Jan Cosyn and Hilde Browaeys and Hugo de Bruyn},
  journal={Revue belge de medecine dentaire},
  year={2010},
  volume={65 4},
  pages={
          152-8
        }
}
BACKGROUND The rising number of dental implants placed in the treatment of partial or full edentulism confronts the clinician with more implant-related pathology. The presence of a transmucosal component resembles the natural tooth and makes it likewise prone to oral plaque adhesion and plaque-related diseases. However, non-plaque-related diseases can also occur around implants. CASE This clinical case describes the historical background, the diagnosis, treatment and follow-up of a 33-year… CONTINUE READING