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International Journal of Oral Health Dentistry


Pyogenic Granuloma- A case report


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Author Details: Hemant Goel, Amita Goel, Ritika Jindal

Volume : 2

Issue : 3

Online ISSN : 2395-499X

Print ISSN : 2395-4914

Article First Page : 206

Article End Page : 208


Abstract

Pyogenic granuloma is the non-neoplastic reactive soft tissue growth. It is inflammatory hyperplasia commonly affects the oral cavity. It predominantly occurs in second decade of life and commonly affects the females. It usually has asymptomatic clinical course with rarely causing resorption of underlying bone. Complete excision of lesion is the treatment of choice with removal of local etiological factors. We present a case report of pyogenic granuloma affecting mandibular gingival in 32year old female patient. Total excision of the lesion was done with no reported recurrence following a month follow up.

Keywords:
Pyogenic granuloma, Epulis, Reactive, Gingiva, Mandible