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LEVANO LOAYZA, Sandro Alexander  and  YUPANQUI PELLANNE, Alfredo. Recurrent oral pyogenic granuloma with alveolar bone loss and tooth mobility: report of an unusual case. Odontoestomatología [online]. 2021, vol.23, n.37, e404.  Epub Apr 30, 2021. ISSN 0797-0374.

Oral pyogenic granuloma is a benign multifactorial lesion that appears as a highly vascular gingival enlargement. It can be located anywhere in the oral cavity, most often in the vestibular marginal gingiva. It occurs most frequently in adult women and male children. It does not usually compromise bone tissue or teeth; its safest treatment is surgical excision, with a high recurrence risk. This study aims to report the case of a 9-year-old female patient who underwent oral pyogenic granuloma excision in the maxilla. The following year, she presented a possible lesion recurrence with alveolar bone loss and the mobility of an adjacent tooth. A biopsy and thorough curettage were performed, confirming the diagnosis of oral pyogenic granuloma.

Keywords : pyogenic granuloma; giant-cell granuloma; diagnosis.

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