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Periapical granuloma

Periapical granuloma

  • It is the most common type of pathological radiolucency in the jaw (more than 50%).
  • The lesion is a small round or oval radiolucency, surrounding the apex of a non vital tooth, with or without well-circumscribed borders.
  • The lesion consists of endothelial cells, capillaries, new fibroblasts, a small amount of collagen, 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.