Central giant cell granuloma

Case contributed by Dr Abdallah Al Khateeb


Left jaw mass / bulge.

Patient Data

Age: 9 years
Gender: Male

Expansile lytic medullary lesion at the body of the left mandible with internal septa. Suspicious cortical breach posteriorly. with floating tooth (37). 

No other similar lesions and no impacted tooth.

Case Discussion

The differential diagnosis includes ameloblastoma, LCH and central giant cell granuloma.

Histopathological diagnosis was of a central giant cell granuloma. 

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Case information

rID: 45612
Published: 7th Jun 2016
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
System: Head & Neck
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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