Central giant cell granuloma of the posterior maxilla: a case report

Hooman Ebrahimi, Javad Yazdani, Sara Pourshahidi, Farzad Esmaeli, Ali Taghavi Zenouz & Masoumeh Mehdipour
Central giant cell granuloma (CGCG), formerly called giant cell reparative granuloma, is a non-neoplastic proliferative lesion of unknown etiology. It occurs most commonly in the mandible. The case reported here resembled a wide variety of conditions that led to a misdiagnosis both on clinical and radiographic examinations but was histopathologically diagnosed as CGCG. We describe a case of CGCG arising from the posterior maxilla to highlight the importance of histopathology in the diagnosis of this...