An epulis granulomatosa is a granuloma which grows from an extraction socket ( the hole left after a tooth has been. The mouth constitutes a sort of “no man’s land” between the domain of the dermatologist and that of the dentist, and the boundaries of their respective fields a. Epulis granulomatosa involving the lower gum, consisting of a rather firm, cauliflower-like growth and simulating carcinoma. that the lesion might be due to a.

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Carlyle Ahrens of Artesia, Calif. Granulonatosa advances have shown that laser therapy can be used as an alternative or complement to traditional methods 58. Advantages of laser excision of these lesions are least hemorrhage, lower post-surgical pain and rapid wound healing after surgery 9.

Cementicle Cementoblastoma Gigantiform Cementoma Eruption cyst Epulis Pyogenic granuloma Congenital epulis Gingival enlargement Gingival cyst of the adult Gingival cyst of the newborn Gingivitis Desquamative Granulomatous Plasma cell Hereditary gingival fibromatosis Hypercementosis Grahulomatosa Linear gingival erythema Necrotizing periodontal diseases Acute necrotizing ulcerative gingivitis Pericoronitis Peri-implantitis Periodontal abscess Periodontal trauma Periodontitis Aggressive As a manifestation of systemic disease Chronic Perio-endo lesion Teething.

Int J Case Rep Images. Find articles by Nasim Chiniforush. Open in a separate epulid. Also termed a “pregnancy tumor” or “granuloma gravidarum”, [2] this lesion is identical to a pyogenic granuloma in all respects apart from the fact that it occurs exclusively in pregnant females.

Orofacial soft tissues — Soft tissues around the mouth. Pediatric soft tissue lesions.

Eur J Paediatr Dent. Support Center Support Center. With laser sterilization of wound; the inflammatory response is mild and delayed. It is more common in younger people and in females, and appears as a red-purple swelling and bleeds easily.

Ulcerative reddish mass at region of extracted first primary molar C Excisional biopsy with diode laser D, E Site of surgery immediately after operation and F Site of surgery at follow up session 2 weeks after surgery.


Temporomandibular jointsmuscles of mastication and malocclusions — Jaw joints, chewing muscles and bite abnormalities.

It usually occurs in the mandibular labial sulcus. Sign in to access your subscriptions Sign in to your personal account.


Purchase access Subscribe to JN Learning for one year. Temporomandibular jointsmuscles of mastication and malocclusions — Jaw joints, chewing muscles and bite abnormalities Bruxism Condylar resorption Mandibular dislocation Malocclusion Crossbite Open bite Overbite Overeruption Overjet Prognathia Retrognathia Scissor bite Maxillary hypoplasia Temporomandibular joint dysfunction.

Figure 1-A, B The lesion was asymptomatic but caused some mastication problems. Diode laser with nm wavelength is significantly absorbed in tissue due to the presence of hemoglobin. Carranza’s clinical periodontology 11th ed. J Lasers Med Sci. The relatively small size and lower costs of diode laser have made it interesting to dental practitioners for use in different indications.

Please review our privacy policy. J Lasers Med Sci ;6 2: Basal cell adenoma Canalicular adenoma Ductal papilloma Monomorphic adenoma Myoepithelioma Oncocytoma Papillary cystadenoma lymphomatosum Pleomorphic adenoma Sebaceous adenoma Malignant: It may be sessile or pedunculated and is composed of fibrosed granulation tissue. Benign lymphoepithelial lesion Ectopic salivary gland tissue Frey’s syndrome HIV salivary gland disease Necrotizing sialometaplasia Mucocele Ranula Pneumoparotitis Salivary duct stricture Salivary gland aplasia Salivary gland atresia Salivary gland diverticulum Salivary gland fistula Salivary gland hyperplasia Salivary gland hypoplasia Salivary gland neoplasms Benign: Orofacial soft tissues — Soft tissues around the mouth Actinomycosis Angioedema Basal cell carcinoma Cutaneous sinus of dental origin Cystic hygroma Gnathophyma Ludwig’s angina Macrostomia Melkersson—Rosenthal syndrome Microstomia Noma Oral Crohn’s disease Orofacial granulomatosis Perioral dermatitis Pyostomatitis vegetans.

Less discomfort may correspond to the decreased inflammatory reaction related to laser application. Laser surgery usually requires local anesthesia, but rarely needs sutures.

Periapical, mandibular and maxillary hard tissues — Bones of jaws Agnathia Alveolar osteitis Buccal exostosis Cherubism Idiopathic osteosclerosis Mandibular fracture Microgenia Micrognathia Intraosseous cysts Odontogenic: Andrews’ Diseases of the Skin: Create a free personal account to download free article PDFs, sign up for alerts, customize your interests, and more. The present report concentrates on a case which was treated using diode laser as the child was afraid of traditional surgical blade and bleeding.


This rare epulis also called granular cell tumor or congenital gingival granular cell tumor is not acquired, [10] which is in contrast to most other epulides which tend to be reactive lesions to tissue irritation. Lasers are useful for soft tissue surgery in modern dentistry, especially in relation to pediatric patients due to the rapid and regular wound healing without sutures. Dent Clin North Am. In most areas the overlying non-keratinized stratified squamous epithelium was ulcerated.

Excision of Epulis Granulomatosa with Diode Laser in 8 Years Old Boy

Benefit of diode laser over traditional surgery with scalpel comprises convenient mucosa removal, high precision in tissue destruction 411easy ablation of soft tissue, immediate sterilization, decreased mechanical trauma, increased patients acceptance, no or few sutures 8homeostasis, decreased bacteremia, decreased edema, less operative and post-operative discomfort 48little wound contraction and minimal scar 58.

Cawson’s essentials of oral pathology and oral medicine 7th ed. All diode wavelengths are strongly absorbed by tissue pigments and penetrate deeply. After 2 weeks, at the follow up session, the site of surgery was completely healed Figure 1-D to 1-F. In other projects Wikimedia Commons.


Histopathologic examination is the gold standard for the most reliable diagnosis of these lesions 2. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Leong R, Seng GF. Create a free personal account to download free article PDFs, sign up for alerts, and more.