Periapical Granuloma


  • It is the most common type of pathologic radiolucency of the jaws (more than 50%).
  • It is a small round or oval radiolucency, surrounding the apex of the tooth, with or without well-circumscribed borders.
  • It consists of endothelial cells, capillaries, young fibroblasts, small amount of collagen and chronic inflammatory cells, lymphocytes, plasma cells and macrophages.

Differential diagnosis


Different cases of periapical granuloma associated with the 36.

A patient with multiple periapical granulomas.

Periapical granuloma

Periapical lesion, causing perforation of the floor of the nose.