Excision of Epulis Granulomatosa with Diode Laser in 8 Years Old Boy
Journal of Lasers in Medical Sciences,
Vol. 6 No. 2 (2015),
18 March 2015
Results and conclusion: Lasers are useful for soft tissue surgery in modern dentistry, especially in relation to pediatric patients due to the rapid and regular wound healing without sutures.
Introduction: Epulis granulomatosa is a lesion which grows from an extraction socket. It can be misdiagnosed with lesions of the same clinical appearance such as: foreign body or pyogenic granuloma, or as a herniation of the maxillary sinus. The most common treatment is surgical excision.
Case report: The present article reports an Epulis granulomatosa which was removed with diode laser (810 nm) due to child’s fear related to traditional surgical instruments and bleeding.
- diode laser
- oral lesions
- Epulis granulomatosa
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