Featured Patient Case #13 - College of Dentistry
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Contributor: Dr. Roy Burkhalter

85-year-old female

  • Presents with a pedunculated red/white nodule at teeth #6-8 measuring 2.0 cm x 1.5 cm.
  • The patient has missing upper teeth with retained root tips at #6-8
  • For more than six months, the patient has noticed the area getting larger and non painful.
  • Teeth #27 and #28 hit the area during chewing.
Differential diagnosis should include: (choose 2 answers)
Next course of action:
Histology of the lesion is as shown, most likely diagnosis is: