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MYCOLOGY MEDICINE
Year : 2010  |  Volume : 2  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 191-193

Mycotic giant cell epitheliomatous inverted papilloma of the gingiva


Departments of Pathology JNMC, and Maxillofacial Surgery ZADC, AMU, Aligarh, UP, India

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Naim Mohammed
Departments of Pathology JNMC, and Maxillofacial Surgery ZADC, AMU, Aligarh, UP
India
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DOI: 10.4103/0974-777X.62871

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This report presents histopathological evidence of mycotic infection of the gingival epithelium followed by inverted verrucous giant cell epitheliomata of the gingiva. Sections from biopsy tissue revealed intercellular spaces of the parabasal squamous epithelium parasitized by Periodic Acid Schiff stain positive branching septate hyphae and conidia of morphological appearance of Trichophyton. Epithelial cells presented epitheliomatous proliferation with formation of giant cells showing phagocytosed fragments of mold.


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