Med Buccale Chir Buccale
Volume 23, Number 4, December 2017
|Page(s)||184 - 187|
|Section||Cas clinique / Short case report|
|Published online||22 December 2017|
Short Case Report
Peri-implantitis as a cause of giant-cell granuloma? Presentation of a clinical case
Oral Surgery Resident, University Institute of the Face and Neck, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Service, CHU Nice University,
31 Avenue de Valombrose,
2 MCU-PH, Dental Service, Hospital St Roch, CHU NICE, France
3 PH ENT–Orofacial and Neck Surgery, University Institute of Orofacial Medicine, CHU NICE, France
4 Dental Student, Hospital St Roch, CHU NICE, France
5 MCU-PH, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Service, CHU NICE University Institute of the Face and neck, CHU NICE, France
Accepted: 11 March 2017
Introduction: Peri implantitis can be identified by classic clinical and radiographic signs. The aim of this case was to show an original exophytic lesion appeared 8 years after the implantation in the mandibular symphysis. Observations: The patient has been implanted on symphyseal site 8 years ago. The lesion was exophytic and located around mobile implant in right mandible. First curative surgical resection was performed under local anesthesia, combined with explantation of mobile implants. Histhopathological exam identified a giants cells granuloma. A second surgical removal was necessary under general anesthesia because of a severe recurrence. Discussion: The goal of this clinical case was to emphasize the possible correlation between inflammatory peri implantits context and giants cells granuloma. Others techniques could be used to manage this case.
Key words: Giant-cell granuloma / inflammation / peri-implantitis
© The authors, 2017
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