Congenital Epulis: A Case Report and Estimation of Incidence

  • Bosanquet D
  • Roblin G
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Abstract

Congenital Epulis, also known as Neumann's tumour, is a rare congenital growth affecting the gingival mucosa of neonates. It is benign condition, seen more frequently in females, with multiple Epuli occurring in only 10% of cases. The cause and origin of Congenital Epulis remains unclear. In this article we present a case report of an otherwise healthy female neonate with two Congenital Epuli arising from the upper and lower gingival margin, which were successfully treated with surgical excision. We also present a review of the literature and an estimation of the incidence of Congenital Epulis based on our institutions figures, of 0.0006% (upper 95% confidence interval: 0.0035%).

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Bosanquet, D., & Roblin, G. (2009). Congenital Epulis: A Case Report and Estimation of Incidence. International Journal of Otolaryngology, 2009, 1–3. https://doi.org/10.1155/2009/508780

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