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A Solitary Gingival Nodule


Brad W. Neville, DDS; Michele C. Ravenel, DMD; ,


The following Case Challenge is provided in conjunction with the American Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology.

A 38-year-old Hispanic female presented for evaluation of a gingival nodule of eight months duration. The nodule, which was slightly painful to palpation, had increased in size over time. The patient denied any history of trauma to the area.

After you have finished reviewing the available diagnostic information, make the diagnosis.

Case Author(s)

Dr. Neville serves as the Director of the Division of Oral Pathology and is a Professor in the Department of Stomatology at the Medical University of South Carolina College of Dental Medicine.

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