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Management of Congenital Epulis: A Case Report with Review of Literature

Heena Sarangal

Keywords : Congenital epulis,Congenital granular cell,Congenital granular epulis,Modified microdissection electrocautery needle,Neumann’s tumor,Tumorcongenital granular epulis

Citation Information : Sarangal H. Management of Congenital Epulis: A Case Report with Review of Literature. J South Asian Assoc Pediatr Dent 2018; 1 (2):58-60.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10077-3014

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 01-12-2018

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2019; The Author(s).


Congenital epulis (CE) is a rare congenital growth affecting the gingival mucosa of neonates. It is also known as Neumann’s tumor. It is a benign growth seen frequently on the maxillary alveolus than the mandibular alveolus. It has a tendency of occurrence in the female is more than the male with a ratio of 10:1. This case report documents the presentation and management of congenital epulis present on the anterior maxillary alveolus in a three days old male patient treated with modified microdissection electrocautery needle.

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