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Turk J Pediatr. 1998 Jan-Mar;40(1):127-9.

Congenital epulis of the newborn. A case report.

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Department of Pediatrics, Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey.

Abstract

Congenital epulis of the newborn is a rare benign tumor, also known as a congenital gingival granular cell tumor. Although it is a benign lesion, the tumor may cause feeding and respiratory problems when too large or when multiple tumors exist. In this article, a case of congenital epulis is presented and its treatment is discussed.

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