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Congenital epulis
  1. Deepak Sharma1,
  2. Srinivas Murki2
  1. 1Department of Pediatrics, Fernandez Hospital, Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India
  2. 2Department of Pediatrics, Fernandez Hospital, Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India
  1. Correspondence to Dr Srinivas Murki, Department of Neonatology, Fernandez Hospital, Opposite Old MLA quarters, Hyderguda, Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh 500029, India; srinivas_murki2001{at}yahoo.com

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A baby girl was referred to our hospital immediately after birth, for a mass protruding from her mouth (figure 1). The mass was attached to the gingiva of the right maxilla and measured 2 cm×1.5 cm×1 cm. The mass prevented normal closure of the mouth, was hindering normal breast or bottle-feeding, but did not …

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