Central giant cell granuloma: A potential endodontic misdiagnosis

Pradnya Prashant Nikhade, Manoj Jaiswal, Sanjay Patil, Ajay Saxena, Manoj Chandak


Central giant cell granuloma (CGCG) formerly called reparative giant cell granuloma is a non-neoplastic lesion of unknown etiology. It occurs most commonly in mandible. This paper reports a case of CGCG arising from anterior maxilla to highlight to the general dental practitioner the importance of histopathology in the diagnosis of this enigmatic lesion.


Central giant cell granuloma; swellings of anterior maxilla; enucleation


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