Peripheral Giant Cell Granuloma

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Karabiyik Z., Kiranatli M., Aslan F.

Necmettin Erbakan University International Dental Congress, Konya, Turkey, 2 - 03 October 2021, pp.285

  • Publication Type: Conference Paper / Summary Text
  • City: Konya
  • Country: Turkey
  • Page Numbers: pp.285
  • Kütahya Health Sciences University Affiliated: Yes


Objective: Peripheral giant cell granuloma is a well-defined pathologic entity which occurs at dentate and indentate
patients. Peripheral giant cell granuloma is high recurrence rate and requires close monitoring after the treatment.
Case descriptions: 85 years old male patient was referred to Kütahya Health Science University Dental Hospital, Turkey
for the evaluation of the lesion located right upper posterior jaw. He was healthy. Patient was edentulous. History was
taken from the patient. Patient reported that lesion was asymptomatic and bleeding sometimes. It has been for a long time.
Lesion’s color was red. Excisional biopsy was performed and sent for the histopathological examination. Excised region
was curetted to remove remmants of lesion and prevent recurrence. Pre-diagnosis was peripheral giant cell granuloma .
Histopathological examination confirmed our assumption.
Conclusion: Peripheral giant cell granuloma is a benign lesion occurring on the indentate patient as well as dentate
patient. Treatment of this reactive lesion was excision and curettage. Recurrence can be possible.Regular follow up
should be provided.