Vol 84, No 8 (2013)
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Congenital epulis of a newborn twin – a case report

Anna Sowa, Maria K. Borszewska-Kornacka, Jadwiga Małdyk, Małgorzata Dębska
DOI: 10.17772/gp/1633
Ginekol Pol 2013;84(8).

Abstract

We present a case of a female neonate, born at 36 weeks of gestation from a monochorionic, diamniotic spontaneous twin pregnancy, with congenital epulis, 2.5 cm in size, protruding from the oral cavity. Histopathology revealed a typical granular cell lesion. The other twin, also female, was prenatally diagnosed with congenital heart defect: pulmonary stenosis. The tumor was typically located in the maxillary alveolar ridge and unidirectional. The child underwent a successful surgery on the first day after birth. The course of the procedure and recovery was uneventful.

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