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Congenital epulis (CE) is a rare benign tumour in neonates. We report two term-born female neonates with dissimilar presentations of CE despite normal antenatal scans. Infant 1 presented at birth with a large bilobulated tumorous mass (figure 1A). The mass arose with a narrow stem from the mandibular alveolar ridge. It measured approximately 7 cm×7 cm×5 cm and significantly interfered with feeding. The right lobule showed ulceration with bleeding and the mass blanched under pressure. MRI of her head and neck …
Contributors GR, AP and CCR were involved in the diagnosis and management of patients, drafting the article and revising it critically.
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