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Three cases of palatal polyps in infants.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  10815579     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Fibrous lesions are common in the oral cavity, however, in infants they are rarely reported. We present three cases of palatal polyps in infants aged 2 days, 3 months and 7 months. In two cases, the treatment was surgical removal and in one case the polyp decreased in size and surgical removal was not required. In two infants, the diagnosis was confirmed histologically as fibroepithelial hyperplasia.
M Tomizawa; M Kohno; T Noda; M Suzuki
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  International journal of paediatric dentistry / the British Paedodontic Society [and] the International Association of Dentistry for Children     Volume:  9     ISSN:  0960-7439     ISO Abbreviation:  Int J Paediatr Dent     Publication Date:  1999 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2000-05-23     Completed Date:  2000-05-23     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9107511     Medline TA:  Int J Paediatr Dent     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  213-7     Citation Subset:  D    
Department of Pedodontics, Dental Hospital, School of Dentistry, Niigata University, Japan.
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MeSH Terms
Gingival Hyperplasia / pathology
Gingival Neoplasms / pathology*
Infant, Newborn
Neoplasms, Fibroepithelial / pathology*
Palatal Neoplasms / pathology*
Polyps / pathology*

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