Inclusion Cyst Infant

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Alveolar Cyst Infants

Figure 1.92. Gum hypertrophy in an infant born to a mother treated with phenytoin during pregnancy.

Figure 1.91. The components for each individual tooth bud can often be seen on the alveolar ridges of the maxilla and mandible in normal infants. Note the milia on the nose and the demarcation on the lip where the skin meets the mucous membrane. The sucking calluses occur on the mucous membrane part of the lip and are most prominent on the central portion.

Figure 1.92. Gum hypertrophy in an infant born to a mother treated with phenytoin during pregnancy.

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Inclusion Cyst Gum

Figure 1.93. Epithelial pearls are areas where the cells are condensed in whorls or small cysts. These are most often seen in the mouth. The most common are called Epstein's pearls which consist of a small cluster of whitish-yellow swellings at the junction of the soft and hard palate in the midline.

Figure 1.93. Epithelial pearls are areas where the cells are condensed in whorls or small cysts. These are most often seen in the mouth. The most common are called Epstein's pearls which consist of a small cluster of whitish-yellow swellings at the junction of the soft and hard palate in the midline.

Figure 1.94. Note the Bohn's nodules (inclusion cysts) on the alveolar margin in this infant. Epithelial pearls are also seen on the areola or on the foreskin.

Epithelial Pearls

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Figure 1.95. Note the inclusion cysts on the tongue and the Epstein's pearls.

Figure 1.96. Another example of inclusion cysts which are larger. Epstein's pearls, Bohn's nodules, and inclusion cysts all improve spontanteously.

Figure 1.95. Note the inclusion cysts on the tongue and the Epstein's pearls.

Inclusion Cyst Gum

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    Can babies get a cyst on his gums?
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    What is epstein's pearls?
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