A pulp polyp, also known as chronic hyperplastic pulpitis, is a “productive” (i.e., growing) inflammation of dental pulp in which the development of granulation. Pulp polyp (PP) is also known as chronic hyperplastic pulpitis or proliferative pulpitis. Clinically it appears as proliferative red mass seen in the occulsal portion . PDF | Chronic hyperplastic pulpitis (pulp polyps) usually occurs in molar teeth of children and young adults and is characterized by an.

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Clinical signs and symptoms in pulp disease. Diagnosis was chronic hyperplastic pulpitis Figure 4Figure 5. Montgomery S, Ferguson CD.

Published online Jan 1. This observation suggests that clinically detected PP are radiographically associated with definite periapical changes suggesting it to be a periapical lesion. Age-wise distribution of PP Click here to view.

Unusual Presentation of Chronic Hyperplastic Pulpitis: A Case Report

After application of the rubberdam, an access cavity was prepared and refined with EX24 bur nonend cutting tapered fissure; Mani, Japan. To evaluate different radiographic periapical changes in clinically detected PP patients. Hyperplastic pulpitis pulp polyp is the most visually dramatic of all pulp response, rising out of the carious shell of the crown and chrnoic a “mushroom” of living pulp tissue that is often firm and insensitive to touch 3.


The aim of this case report is to describe the diagnosis of a chronic hyperplastic pulpitis involving the chronjc molar as well as to describe its management in order to preserve them as a functional unit of the dentition.

Pulpal growth was pale pink in colour and was covering the entire carious cavity in relation to This case report highlights the unusual presentation of pulp polyp in a middle aged young woman which was confirmed by the histo-pathological analysis.

Pulp polyp

Due to lack of intrapulpal pressure in an open lesion, pulp necrosis does not take place as would have occurred in a closed caries case. According to chronologic time for development of the lower 3rd molar teeth between 4.

Dent Fhronic North Am ; The surgical procedure for excisional biopsy of the lesion and surgical removal of 3 rd molar tooth performed under local anesthesia Persocaine-E, Darou Pakhsh-Tehran, Iran.

She gave history of six months for its presence that enlarged gradually and interfered with eating and occluding the teeth, so that made patient worried about it Figure 1Figure 2. Clinical, radiographic and histological evaluation of chronic periapical inflammatory lesions.


Periapical condensing osteitis and endodontic treatment. This condition is usually characterized by extensive involvement of the pulp, dictating the extraction of involved tooth.

Pulp Polyp

Diagnostic and clinical factors associated with pulpal and periapical pain. Immunopathogenesis of chronic periapical lesions.

The root canals were instrumented manually with K-files Mani, Japan. There should be a healthy relationship between periodontium and tooth, any alteration in balance between the two can ultimately lead to tooth loss.

Pulp polyp – Wikipedia

Sitemap What’s New Feedback Disclaimer. Principle of management of impacted teeth. Hence, this paper highlights about the multidisciplinary approach involved in the management of extensive carious lesion with pulp polyp in middle aged adults. Crevicular incisions were made using Bard—Parker No. Radiographic image showing Metal post placement with core build-up. Braz Dent J ; Hyperplastic pulpitis, lamina dura, periapical pathologies, peridontitis, pulp polyp. Shows total number of patients Click here to view.

The face of a child: Intraoral examination showed a large polypoid lesion about 1. Apical enlargement was then completed to size 25 followed by step back procedure.