SURGICAL EXCISION OF LARGE PYOGENIC GRANULOMA: A CASE REPORT
*Dr. Prajkta Subhash Babhale, Dr. Mona Shah, Dr. Yogesh Doshi, Dr. Vidhi Kevadia, Dr. Rasika Bomdyal, Dr. Vishnu Maske
Pyogenic granuloma is a non-neoplastic, exuberant, reactive lesion seen in response to local irritation or trauma caused by dental calculus, bacterial plaque, caries, and restorations, with a strong predilection for the gingiva. It is among presenting free case of the frequently encountered oral lesions, occurring at a challenging oral site, the gingiva. A 38 year-old female presented with a relatively large lobulated gingival overgrowth on the marginal and attached gingiva of the maxillary anterior. Total surgical excision was performed and suturing and the periodontal dressing was given. One month after surgical excision, complete healing was observed with no recurrence of the gingival overgrowth. Splinting was placed to stabilize the mobile teeth.
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