Congenital granular cell tumour - a case report

Authors

  • Atheetha R. Department of Pathology, Government Medical College Kottayam, Kottayam, Kerala, India
  • Sankar Sundaram Department of Pathology, Government Medical College Kottayam, Kottayam, Kerala, India

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.18203/2320-6012.ijrms20210456

Keywords:

Congenital granular cell tumour, Epulis, Benign neoplasm, Gingiva

Abstract

Congenital granular cell tumour (epulis) is a rare benign tumour occurring in gingiva of neonates, of unknown histogenesis, predominantly occurring in girls. It can cause feeding and respiratory difficulty. We describe a case of a newborn male baby born with swelling in the gingiva of anterior segment of upper jaw. The lesion was excised, with baby doing well at follow up.  

Author Biographies

Atheetha R., Department of Pathology, Government Medical College Kottayam, Kottayam, Kerala, India

Senior Resident

Department of Pathology

Government Medical college, Kottayam

Gandhinagar P.O 686008, Kerala

Sankar Sundaram, Department of Pathology, Government Medical College Kottayam, Kottayam, Kerala, India

Professor and Head Of the Department

Department of Pathology

Government Medical college, Kottayam

Gandhinagar P.O 686008, Kerala

 

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Published

2021-01-29

How to Cite

R., A., & Sundaram, S. (2021). Congenital granular cell tumour - a case report. International Journal of Research in Medical Sciences, 9(2), 627–628. https://doi.org/10.18203/2320-6012.ijrms20210456

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Case Reports