CENTRAL GIANT CELL GRANULOMA
CENTRAL GIANT CELL GRANULOMA DEFINITION
Central giant cell granuloma is a relatively common benign intraosseous destructive giant cell lesion, which often affects the anterior part of the jawbone.
CENTRAL GIANT CELL GRANULOMA CAUSES:
The true etiology is unknown and still controversial. The evidence is not available to classify the lesions has reparative.
But it is classified has a Benign, nonneoplastic lesion.
- According to some investigators central giant’s cell granuloma develops as a reparative process in response to the Reponses to the intrabony hemorrhage or inflammation.
- According to other investigators the lesion occur a developmental anomaly.
CENTRAL GIANT CELL GRANULOMA SYMPTOMS:
Age: Young Adults
Sex: Female predilection
- Mandible more often than maxilla.
- Tooth bearing areas of the jaw.
- A small, slow enlarging, bony hard swelling of the jaw develops which is often painful on palpation.
CENTRAL GIANT CELL GRANULOMA DIAGNOSIS/ INVESTIGATIONS:
- Brown tumor of hyperparathyroidism.
- Aneurysmal bone cyst
CENTRAL GIANT CELL GRANULOMA TREATMENT:
Surgical excision and thorough curettage.