Peripheral Giant Cell Granuloma Associated with a Dental Implant: A Case Report and Review of the Literature

@inproceedings{Brown2015PeripheralGC,
  title={Peripheral Giant Cell Granuloma Associated with a Dental Implant: A Case Report and Review of the Literature},
  author={Amy Louise Brown and Paulo Camargo de Moraes and Marcelo Sperandio and Andresa Borges Soares and Vera Cavalcanti de Ara{\'u}jo and Fabr{\'i}cio Passador-Santos},
  booktitle={Case reports in dentistry},
  year={2015}
}
The peripheral giant cell granuloma (PGCG) is a nonneoplastic lesion commonly caused by local irritation. This report describes a 46-year-old Caucasian male who presented with a PGCG associated with a dental implant. The dental implant was originally placed in August 2012. Ten months later, the patient presented with a well-circumscribed lesion associated with and covering the implant, at which time the lesion was excised. Four months later, due to recurrence of the lesion, a deeper and wider… CONTINUE READING