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CASE REPORT Table of Contents   
Year : 2006  |  Volume : 17  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 199-202
Extragingival pyogenic granuloma


Dept. of Oral Medicine & Radiology, JSS Dental College and Hospital, Mysore, Karnataka- 570 015, India

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Karthikeya Patil
Dept. of Oral Medicine & Radiology, JSS Dental College and Hospital, Mysore, Karnataka- 570 015
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DOI: 10.4103/0970-9290.29864

PMID: 17217217

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Pyogenic granuloma is a well-known localized granulation tissue overgrowth in reaction to mild irritation. Although it is known to show a striking predilection for the gingiva, it can be found extragingivally with varying clinical features that sometimes may mimic more serious lesions such as malignancies. The clinical diagnosis of such an uncommon extragingival pyogenic granulomra can be quite challenging. The purpose of this article is to report an unusual case of extragingival pyogenic granuloma occurring on the lower lip, which presented as a cutaneous horn.


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