Gingival cyst

What is Gingival cyst?

A cyst derived from remnants of the dental lamina situated in the attached gingiva, occasionally producing superficial erosion of the cortical plate of bone; most are located in the cuspid-premolar region.

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i have pimple like ulcer on my upper gum hanging down about 1/4 inch ( i have dentures)....its very painful..i also have extreme copd resportory...

doctor1 MD

Hi there XXXXXXX

Thank you for posting your question.

The pimple like ulcer that you describe, hanging down from your upper gum, is a pedunculated...

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