Peripheral giant cell granulomas: a series of 279 cases.

  title={Peripheral giant cell granulomas: a series of 279 cases.},
  author={Suzanne Lester and Kitrina G. Cordell and Molly S Rosebush and A. Archontia Palaiologou and Pooja Maney},
  journal={Oral surgery, oral medicine, oral pathology and oral radiology},
  volume={118 4},
OBJECTIVE This study investigated the demographic, clinicopathologic, and histopathologic findings of lesions diagnosed as peripheral giant cell granuloma (PGCG) by the Louisiana State University Oral Pathology Biopsy Service from 1974 to 2011. STUDY DESIGN Clinical, demographic, and histopathologic evaluation was completed for 279 cases. A follow-up questionnaire was mailed to all surgeons who performed these biopsies from 1990 to 2011. RESULTS Of the 279 lesions, 58% occurred in the… CONTINUE READING