The Central Giant Cell Granuloma of the Mandible: A Case Report


giant cells / granuloma / Treatment / hyperparathyroidism


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Azzouzi A, El Harti K. The Central Giant Cell Granuloma of the Mandible: A Case Report. Integr J Med Sci [Internet]. 2021 Nov. 9 [cited 2024 Jun. 15];8. Available from:


The Giant central cell granuloma (GCCG) is a benign intra-osseous lesion of the neo-plastic type. It appears mainly in the mandible, but can be observed in the maxilla and small bones of the hand and foot, with a predilection for the female sex and prevalence at a young age. Its diagnosis is clinical and radiological, confirmed by histological examination. The differential diagnosis is biological because it has a wide range of morphologies and a misinterpretation with other giant cell lesions can often occur. The authors present a case of the Giant central cell granuloma in a 62-year-old woman developing for 3 years after dental extractions. The most favorable treatment for giant cell granulomas is surgical whose main objective is to prevent recurrences.


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