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Minerva Stomatologica 2011 June;60(6):321-5

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Videoendoscopic assisted curettage of central giantcell granuloma of the maxilla in pediatric age

Re M. 1, Zizzi A. 2, Aspriello S. D. 3, Stramazzotti D. 2, Rubini C. 2, Procaccini M. 3, Piemontese M. 3

1 Section of Dental Science, Division of Otorhinolaryngology, Marche Polytechnic University, Torrette, Ancona, Italy; 2 Section of Pathological Anatomy and Hystopathology, Department of Neurosciences, Marche Polytechnic University Torrette, Ancona, Italy; 3 Department of Clinical Specialistic and Dental Sciences, Marche Polytechnic University, Torrette, Ancona, Italy


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Giant cell granuloma is an uncommon bony benign lesion that generally involves the mandible and maxilla. It may be locally aggressive and result in extensive tissue destruction in advanced cases. Surgery is the traditional and still the most accepted treatment for giant cell granuloma. We report a pediatric case of central giant cell granuloma of the maxilla treated with videoendoscopic assisted surgical excision.

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