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Congenital epulis.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  15699667     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Congenital epulis is a rare benign hamartoma of the alveolar ridge found in the newborn. The clinical characteristics of this lesion show some variability, and opinion of its pathogenesis lacks consensus. Congenital epulis can cause feeding or respiratory compromise. A case report and review of the literature is presented. The diagnosis, pathology, and treatment are reviewed.
Jaret L Olson; Jeffrey R Marcus; Ronald M Zuker
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of craniofacial surgery     Volume:  16     ISSN:  1049-2275     ISO Abbreviation:  J Craniofac Surg     Publication Date:  2005 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2005-02-08     Completed Date:  2005-03-10     Revised Date:  2005-11-16    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9010410     Medline TA:  J Craniofac Surg     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  161-4     Citation Subset:  D    
Division of Plastic Surgery, Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
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MeSH Terms
Diagnosis, Differential
Gingival Diseases / congenital
Gingival Neoplasms / congenital*
Granular Cell Tumor / congenital*
Hamartoma / congenital
Infant, Newborn

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