Spontaneous regression of congenital epulis: a case report and review of the literature

  title={Spontaneous regression of congenital epulis: a case report and review of the literature},
  author={Priyanshi Ritwik and Robert B. Brannon and Robert J Musselman},
  booktitle={Journal of medical case reports},
INTRODUCTION Congenital epulis is a rare lesion found on the alveolar process of a newborn child, diagnosed soon after birth. The lesion has a site predilection for the anterior maxillary alveolar process and a 9:1 sex predilection for females. Once diagnosed the traditional management of the lesion has been surgical excision under general anesthesia. CASE PRESENTATION The purpose of this case report is to describe spontaneous regression of congenital epulis in a three week old healthy… CONTINUE READING
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