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BRAZ, Juliana et al. Congenital epulis. Clinical case study. Arch. Pediatr. Urug. [online]. 2022, vol.93, n.1, e305.  Epub June 01, 2022. ISSN 0004-0584.

Congenital epulis is a very rare neonatal pathology. It is a benign pedunculated tumor of the jaw mucosa, most frequently located in the upper jaw in a 2-3 / 1 ratio.

The case of a newborn, female, term, adequate, vigorous is described. Noting at birth a congenital Epulis that causes suction alterations. Early surgical intervention is perfomed with resolution of the pathology without complications.

Keywords : Gingival neoplasms; Newborn.

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