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Chinese Journal of Dental Research
Chin J Dent Res 12 (2009), No. 1     26. June 2009
Chin J Dent Res 12 (2009), No. 1  (26.06.2009)

Page 63-65


Intra-lesional Steroid Treatment of Recurrent Central Giant Cell Granuloma of the Mandible
Al-Bodbaij, Mohammed
Central giant cell granuloma (CGCG) is a benign lesion that affects children and young adults. Surgery is the traditional treatment of CGCG. However, calcitonin and intra-lesional steroid were used in this case with good results. In this case report, an 18-year-old Saudi girl presented with a recurrent CGCG and was treated with 6, weekly intralesional injections of steroid that gave very good results.

Keywords: giant cell granuloma, steroids, surgical excision