Central giant cell granuloma

Case contributed by Dr Abdallah Al Khateeb

Presentation

Left jaw mass / bulge.

Patient Data

Age: 9 years
Gender: Male
CT

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: 16th Jul 2018
System: Head & Neck
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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