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Congenital epulis
  1. Deepak Sharma1,
  2. Srinivas Murki2
  1. 1 Department of Pediatrics, Fernandez Hospital, Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India
  2. 2 Department 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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