Congenital epulis.

Journal Article (Journal Article;Review)

Congenital epulis is a rare benign hamartoma of the alveolar ridge found in the newborn. The clinical characteristics of this lesion show some variability, and opinion of its pathogenesis lacks consensus. Congenital epulis can cause feeding or respiratory compromise. A case report and review of the literature is presented. The diagnosis, pathology, and treatment are reviewed.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Olson, JL; Marcus, JR; Zuker, RM

Published Date

  • January 2005

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 16 / 1

Start / End Page

  • 161 - 164

PubMed ID

  • 15699667

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 1049-2275

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1097/00001665-200501000-00033


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States