Peripheral Giant Cell Granuloma in a Child Associated with Ectopic Eruption and Traumatic Habit with Control of Four Years

@inproceedings{Volpato2016PeripheralGC,
  title={Peripheral Giant Cell Granuloma in a Child Associated with Ectopic Eruption and Traumatic Habit with Control of Four Years},
  author={Luiz Evaristo Ricci Volpato and Cristhiane Almeida Leite and Brunna Haddad Anhesini and J{\'e}ssica Marques Gomes da Silva Aguilera and {\'A}lvaro Henrique Borges},
  booktitle={Case reports in dentistry},
  year={2016}
}
Peripheral giant cell granuloma (PGCG) is a nonneoplastic lesion that may affect any region of the gingiva or alveolar mucosa of edentulous and toothed areas, preferentially in the mandible and rarely occurring in children. This report describes the clinical and histopathological findings of a PGCG diagnosed in the maxilla of a 9-year-old boy associated with a tooth erupting improperly and a traumatic habit. The patient did not present anything noteworthy on extraoral physical examination or… CONTINUE READING