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Multinucleated giant cells due to an infection. H&E stain.

A giant cell is a mass formed by the union of several distinct cells (usually macrophages).[1] It can arise in response to an infection or foreign body.

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Cementoblasts & osteoclasts are found normally during the shedding of deciduous teeth. They are also found after tooth extraction.

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