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CASE REPORT - LESIONS INVOLVING BONE Table of Contents   
Year : 2020  |  Volume : 24  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 51-54
Infantile anterior maxillary swelling: A diagnostician's dilemma


1 Department of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry, Guru Gobind Singh College of Dental Sciences and Research, Burhanpur, Madhya Pradesh, India
2 Department of Oral Pathology and Microbiology, Subharti Dental College, Swami Vivekanand Subharti University, Meerut, Uttar Pradesh, India
3 Denta Care Super Speciality Dental Clinic, Gulbarga, Karnataka, India

Correspondence Address:
Vijay Wadhwan
Department of Oral Pathology and Microbiology, Subharti Dental College, Swami Vivekanand Subharti University, Meerut, Uttar Pradesh
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DOI: 10.4103/jomfp.JOMFP_300_19

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Anterior maxillary swellings are commonly encountered in the adolescents and adults and they represent lesions ranging from cysts to tumors which can be both benign as well as malignant. However the anterior maxillary swellings are a rare phenomenon in the infants and toddlers and they generally are indicative of an aggressive lesion. We hereby present a case of a rapidly growing infantile swelling which was histopathologically diagnosed as Peripheral Giant Cell Granuloma.


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