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심한 하악골 파괴를 동반한 화농성 육아종
Pyogenic Granuloma with Severe Mandibular Bone Destruction

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Authors
신정원; 허민석; 이삼선; 최순철; 박태원
Issue Date
2000
Publisher
대한구강악안면방사선학회
Citation
대한구강악안면방사선학회지 2000; 30: 123-6.
Keywords
Pyogenic granulomaMandibleBone destruction
Abstract
Pyogenic granuloma is a overzealous proliferation of a vascular type connective tissue as a result of some minor trauma and is a well circumscribed elevated, pedunculated or sessile benign inflammatory lesion of skin and mucous membrane. The clinical features of pyogenic granuloma are indicative but not specific and nearly all cases of pyogenic granulomas are superficial in nature, and there is little if any mention in the literature of these lesions producing alveolar bone even jaw bone loss. This case is somewhat unique in that the lesion was an obvious histologic pyogenic granuloma; however, it appeared to invade the mandibular bone which resulted in the loss of the adjacent teeth. A 12-year-old boy came to Seoul National University Dental Hospital with chief complaints of left facial swelling. The features obtained were as follows; Plain radiograms showed a large well-circumscribed radiolucent lesion on left mandibular ramus area, which made severe expansion of lingual cortex and displacement of lower left 3rd molar tooth germ. Computed tomograms showed large soft tissue mass involving left masticator space with destruction of left mandibular ramus. Histologically, sections revealed loose edematous stroma with intense infiltration of inflammatory cells and proliferation of vascular channels. Also, there were focal areas of extensive capillary proliferation, bone destruction and peripheral new bone formation.
ISSN
1229-8212
Language
Korean
URI
http://hdl.handle.net/10371/47831
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