Giant cell granuloma, central (circumscribed)

Features

  • Usually in young adults.
  • It is usually located in the mandible (anterior region).
  • Possible effects on adjacent teeth: displacement, resorption, destruction of lamina dura.
  • Unilocular (early stages), multilocular (internal septa, honeycomb appearance).
  • Irregular shape, often ill-defined borders.
  • It can cause considerable expansion.

Differential diagnosis

Cases

Cone beam CT scans of a circumscribed giant cell granuloma

Giant cell granuloma, circumscribed