J Oral Med Oral Surg
Volume 24, Number 2, June 2018
|Page(s)||53 - 56|
|Section||Cas clinique / Short case report|
|Published online||29 June 2018|
Short Case Report
Central giant-cell granuloma located in the mandibular symphyseal region of a child
Maxillofacial Surgery, Stomatology, and Odontology Department, of the Regional University Hospital at Besançon,
3 Boulevard Alexandre Fleming,
2 Nanomedicine Lab, EA 4662, Université de Franche-Comté, 25030 Besanxçon, France
* Correspondence: email@example.com
Accepted: 18 November 2017
Introduction: Central giant-cell granuloma (CGCG) is a rare mandibular tumor. The originality of this case lies in its clinical presentation, with a delay in treatment despite a significant aesthetic impact. Observation: An 8-year-old boy whose chin had been swelling for three (3) months was referred to have a consultation. The medical imaging examination revealed a well-defined osteolytic lesion of about 3 cm and round in shape. The lesion was surgically treated by enucleation. The anatomopathological examination provided evidence of a CGCG. Conclusion: Postoperative period was aesthetically acceptable, there were no nervous or dental lesions and no relapse at the 6-month follow-up.
Key words: granulome / cellules géantes / traitement
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