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Case Reports in Dentistry
Volume 2017, Article ID 6545848, 5 pages
Case Report

Concomitant Central Giant Cell Granuloma and Aneurysmal Bone Cyst in a Young Child

1Department of Pedodontics & Preventive Dentistry, Manipal College of Dental Sciences, Manipal, India
2Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Manipal College of Dental Sciences, Manipal, India
3Department of Oral Pathology, Manipal College of Dental Sciences, Manipal, India
4Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Mahe Institute of Dental Sciences, Puducherry, Kerala, India

Correspondence should be addressed to Saurabh Kumar; ni.oc.oohay@91hbaruasrd

Received 23 November 2016; Revised 20 February 2017; Accepted 19 March 2017; Published 5 April 2017

Academic Editor: Andrea Ferri

Copyright © 2017 Deepika Pai et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.


Although Central Giant Cell Granuloma (CGCG) is a benign tumor of the jaw and aneurysmal bone cyst seen in children, its aggressive behavior causes extensive loss of hard tissue requiring wide excision and extensive rehabilitation. We report a rare case of concomitant CGCG and aneurysmal bone cyst in a two-year-old male child, involving the coronoid and condylar process. Young age, large tumor, its aggressive nature, and future growth of orofacial region pose a significant challenge in the management of such conditions. For a successful outcome, the systematic approach to the presurgical evaluation and appropriate treatment planning is essential for such conditions.