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Peripheral Giant Cell Granuloma

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peripheral giant cell granuloma

Peripheral giant cell granuloma: A well circumscribed erythematous soft tissue enlargement is present on the facial gingiva between the maxillary left canine and first premolar. The lesion blanches upon pressure. A small ulceration, probably due to trauma, is present on the surface.

peripheral giant cell granuloma

Peripheral giant cell granuloma: A low power microscopic image demonstrating numerous blood vessels and multinucleated giant cells.

peripheral giant cell granuloma

Peripheral giant cell granuloma: A well circumscribed blue and red soft tissue enlargement of the gingiva distal to the maxillary right central incisor. The lesion blanches upon pressure.

peripheral giant cell granuloma

Pyogenic granuloma: A microscopic image showing numerous small and medium sized blood vessels. The prominent vascularity explains why the lesion clinically is red to purple in color and blanches upon pressure.

peripheral giant cell granuloma

Peripheral giant cell granuloma: High power microscopic image showing numerous blood vessels and multinucleated giant cells.