Histochemical and polarization microscopic study of two cases of vegetable/pulse granuloma.

  title={Histochemical and polarization microscopic study of two cases of vegetable/pulse granuloma.},
  author={B S Manjunatha and Gopal Siva Kumar and Vandana Raghunath},
  journal={Indian journal of dental research : official publication of Indian Society for Dental Research},
  volume={19 1},
Vegetable granuloma (VG) or pulse granuloma (PG) results from the implantation of food particles of plant or vegetable origin. It is usually seen in the periapical or in the sulcus areas. These lesions have been described as a distinct entity and classified into central and peripheral lesions according to the location. Central lesions are asymptomatic, whereas peripheral lesions present as painless sub-mucosal swellings. Many authors have postulated that food particles in VG or PG get implanted… CONTINUE READING

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