epulis

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epulis

(ɛˈpuːlɪs)
n
1. (Veterinary Science) pathol a swelling of the gum, usually as a result of fibrous hyperplasia
2. (Veterinary Science) vet science a benign tumour attached to the jaw of an animal, esp a dog
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[1] Peripheral giant cell granuloma (PGCG) is an infrequent exophytic lesion of the oral cavity, also known as giant cell epulis, osteoclastoma, giant cell reparative granuloma, or giant cell hyperplasia.
It is also known as giant cell epulis, (1) giant cell reparative granuloma, osteoclastoma, or giant cell hyperplasia.
Peripheral giant cell granuloma (PGCG) is an infrequent exophytic lesion of the oral cavity, also known as giant cell epulis, osteoclastoma, giant cell reparative granuloma, or giant cell hyperplasia.1,2,3 PGCG is reactive lesion occurring on the gingiva and alveolar ridge usually as a result of local irritating factors such as tooth extraction, poor dental restora- tions, food impaction, ill fitting dentures, plaque, and calculus.4