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Intraoral lipoma: a case report.
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PMID:  24592278     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Lipomas are rare in oral and maxillofacial regions although they are the most common tumours of mesenchymal origin in human body. The etiology remains unclear. Various different theories explain the pathogenesis of this adipose tissue tumour and also different histological variants of oral lipoma have been given in literature. A case of intraoral lipoma occurring in mental region in a 77-year-old male is reported along with review of the literature. Wide surgical excision was performed and two-year followup showed excellent healing without any recurrence. Lipomas are benign soft tissue neoplasm of mature adipose tissue seen as a common entity in the head and neck region. Intraoral lipomas are a rare entity which may be noticed only during routine dental examinations. Most of them rarely cause pain, resulting in delay to seek treatment. It is mandatory for a clinician to diagnose intraoral lipomas using latest diagnostic methods and conservatively treat them without causing much discomfort.
Authors:
L K Surej Kumar; Nikhil Mathew Kurien; Varun B Raghavan; P Varun Menon; Sherin A Khalam
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2014-01-30
Journal Detail:
Title:  Case reports in medicine     Volume:  2014     ISSN:  1687-9627     ISO Abbreviation:  Case Rep Med     Publication Date:  2014  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2014-03-04     Completed Date:  2014-03-04     Revised Date:  2014-03-06    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101512910     Medline TA:  Case Rep Med     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  480130     Citation Subset:  -    
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