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Neonatal oral tumors: congenital epulis and epignathus.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  18778989     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Oroparyngeal tumors in neonates protruding from the mouth are extremely rare. They have the potential to cause respiratory distress, or even death of the child during the perinatal period owing to airway obstruction and may need a multidisciplinary team approach at the time of birth. Congenital epulis and epignathus are the 2 rare lesions usually presenting like this and clinical manifestations depend on their position and size. They have an excellent prognosis, if treated properly. This paper will discuss our experience with these 2 lesions and review the literature.
Authors:
Basant Kumar; Shyam B Sharma
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of pediatric surgery     Volume:  43     ISSN:  1531-5037     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Pediatr. Surg.     Publication Date:  2008 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2008-09-09     Completed Date:  2009-02-11     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0052631     Medline TA:  J Pediatr Surg     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  e9-11     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Pediatric Surgery, Sir Padampat Mother and Child Health Institute (Jaykaylon Hospital), SMS Medical College, Jaipur 302004, Rajasthan, India.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Female
Gingival Neoplasms / congenital*,  surgery
Humans
Infant, Newborn
Male
Teratoma / congenital*,  surgery

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