Journal of Indian Academy of Oral Medicine and Radiology

CASE REPORT
Year
: 2015  |  Volume : 27  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 152--155

Medical management of a case of central giant cell granuloma masquerading as a periapical pathosis


Balaji Babu Bangi, Lakshmi Kavitha Nadendla, Revath Vyas Devulapalli, Archana Pokala 
 Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, Kamineni Institute of Dental Sciences, Narketpally, Telangana, India

Correspondence Address:
Revath Vyas Devulapalli
Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, Kamineni Institute of Dental Sciences, Narketpally - 508 254, Telangana
India

Lesions of non-endodontic origin may mimic periapical pathosis. Errors in one or more of the clinical reasoning steps of diagnosis of such lesions may ultimately lead to misdiagnosis and ensuing complications. Central giant cell granuloma (CGCG) is one such lesion of non-endodontic origin which can present as periapical pathosis. Here, we present a case of CGCG in a 33-year-old female patient who visited our department with a complaint of growth from the extraction sockets of upper front teeth, which were extracted 1 month back after a misdiagnosis as periapical pathosis. Suspecting a non-endodontic lesion, radiographic examination and incisional biopsy were performed and a final diagnosis of CGCG was made. Biweekly intra-lesional steroids were given for 6 weeks and patient was followed up for 6 months.


How to cite this article:
Bangi BB, Nadendla LK, Devulapalli RV, Pokala A. Medical management of a case of central giant cell granuloma masquerading as a periapical pathosis.J Indian Acad Oral Med Radiol 2015;27:152-155


How to cite this URL:
Bangi BB, Nadendla LK, Devulapalli RV, Pokala A. Medical management of a case of central giant cell granuloma masquerading as a periapical pathosis. J Indian Acad Oral Med Radiol [serial online] 2015 [cited 2022 Oct 3 ];27:152-155
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