A Case of Recurrent Pyogenic Granuloma of Gingiva

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Dr. Pradeep Shenoy, MD, DLO, FRCS, FACS, is the ENT service chief, Campbellton Regional Hospital, Campbellton, New Brunswick, Canada.

A case of pyogenic granuloma of gingiva is presented. Aetiology factors, clinical presentations and different treatment modalities are discussed after reviewing the literature.
Key Words: Pyogenic granuloma, Gingival hyperplasia, Peripheral giant cell granuloma, peripheral ossifying fibroma, lobular capillary haemangioma.


a most useful article for a common problem

Well presented and illustrated, and concise, and interesting. Thanks.

I have had one for more than a year. It disappears with a course of antibiotics, but recurs. Eventually, a dental exploration confirmed that I had a cracked molar. Extraction was recommended.