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Congenital epulis. A case report.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  18811099     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Congenital epulis (CE) is an uncommon granular cell lesion of unknown pathogenesis and uncertain histogenesis that presents at birth. It is a benign hamartoma that may interfere with feeding and respiration. The treatment of CE is by simple excision. In the 136 years since CE was first described, more than 200 cases of CE have been reported in the literature.
M Mabongo; N H Wood; J Lemmer; L Feller
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  SADJ : journal of the South African Dental Association = tydskrif van die Suid-Afrikaanse Tandheelkundige Vereniging     Volume:  63     ISSN:  1029-4864     ISO Abbreviation:  SADJ     Publication Date:  2008 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2008-09-24     Completed Date:  2008-11-17     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9812497     Medline TA:  SADJ     Country:  South Africa    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  350-1     Citation Subset:  D    
Department of Maxillofacial and Oral Surgery, School of Dentistry, University of Limpopo, Medunsa Campus, South Africa.
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MeSH Terms
Gingival Neoplasms / congenital*,  surgery
Granular Cell Tumor / congenital*,  surgery
Infant, Newborn

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