Clinical and Radiographic Findings

The patient reported a fast-growing, exophytic, red, focally ulcerated and lobular swelling of the posterior mandibular gingiva in the area of teeth #s 17 & 18 and extending to the left retromolar pad area. The lesion was of 6-8 weeks' duration and was described as 4 x 4cm in size. It was ulcerated, bled easily but was not painful. There was no evidence of bone resorption.