Medical Definition of Pigmented epulis

1. A benign neoplasm of neuroectodermal origin that most often involves the anterior maxilla of infants in the first year of life. It presents clinically as a rapidly growing blue-black lesion producing a destructive radiolucency; histologically, it is characterised by small round undifferentiated tumour cells interspersed with larger polyhedral melanin-producing cells arranged in an alveolar configuration. Synonym: melanoameloblastoma, pigmented ameloblastoma, pigmented epulis, progonoma of jaw, retinal anlage tumour. (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pigmented Epulis

pigmentary cirrhosis
pigmentary glaucoma
pigmentary retinopathy
pigmentary syphilid
pigmentate
pigmentated
pigmentates
pigmentating
pigmentation
pigmentational
pigmentationally
pigmentations
pigmented
pigmented ameloblastoma
pigmented dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans
pigmented epulis (current term)
pigmented hair epidermal nevus
pigmented keratic precipitates
pigmented layer of ciliary body
pigmented layer of iris
pigmented layer of retina
pigmented liver
pigmented part of retina
pigmented purpuric lichenoid dermatosis
pigmented retinal epithelium
pigmented villonodular synovitis
pigmenting
pigmentocracy
pigmentolysin
pigmentous

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