CHILD MANDIBULAR GIANT CELL GRANULOMA: CASE REPORT

Silvia Tortorici, Alfonso Marra, Alfonso Marra, Angelo Itro, Silvia Tortorici

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Abstract

Giant Cell Granuloma is a rare non-odontogenic lesion. Its name derives from thepresence into the tumor of giant cells, similar to osteoclasts. On the basis of the biological behaviour, there are 2 variants of this tumor differentiated between aggressive and nonaggressive lesions. Treatment options reported in the literature include marginal or segmental osteotomy. If the lesion is classified as non-aggressive the marginal osteotomy (curettage) is the adequate treatment; in contrast, in presence of aggressive lesions, segmental osteotomy (en bloc resection) appears to yield the best overall outcome. The aim of the present report was to describe a case of primary Giant Cell Granuloma of the mandible in a child and discuss the surgical treatment.
Lingua originaleEnglish
pagine (da-a)225-231
Numero di pagine7
RivistaInternational Journal of Clinical Dentistry
Volume9
Stato di pubblicazionePublished - 2016

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Dentistry(all)

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    Tortorici, S., Marra, A., Marra, A., Itro, A., & Tortorici, S. (2016). CHILD MANDIBULAR GIANT CELL GRANULOMA: CASE REPORT. International Journal of Clinical Dentistry, 9, 225-231.