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 CASE REPORT
Year : 2012  |  Volume : 30  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 262-266

A rare case report of orofacial granulomatosis in a pediatric patient


1 Department of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry, HP Government Dental College, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, India
2 Department of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry, VS Dental College and Hospital, Bangalore, Karnataka, India
3 Department of Oral Pathology and Microbiology, HP Government Dental College, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, India

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P Singhal
Department of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry, HP Government Dental College, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh
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DOI: 10.4103/0970-4388.105022

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Orofacial granulomatosis comprises a group of diseases characterized by noncaseating granulomatous inflammation affecting the soft tissues of the oral and maxillofacial region. The most common clinical presentation is persistent swelling of one or both lips. It is important to establish the diagnosis accurately because this condition is sometimes a manifestation of Crohn's disease or sarcoidosis. This article describes a case of orofacial granulomatosis.






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