Mucosal calcified nodule of the gingiva in an infant.

Catherine M. Flaitz, Michael Milano

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The mucosal calcified nodule is a rare oral lesion that has a predilection for the young child. This case report describes an infant with a persistent and tender gingival swelling associated with an unerupted, maxillary central incisor. Besides a differential diagnosis for this entity, the causes of abnormal calcium deposits within the skin of children are discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)337-339
Number of pages3
JournalPediatric dentistry
Issue number4
StatePublished - Jan 1 2002
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Dentistry


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