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Spindle cell lipoma of the alveolar mucosa: a case report.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  11862206     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Spindle cell lipoma of the oral cavity is extremely rare. We report a case occurring on the alveolar mucosa, an oral site that has not been previously reported. A short review of the literature is also presented. The importance of distinguishing this benign lesion from a sarcoma is highlighted. The lesion was excised, and no recurrence has been reported after 2 years.
Mark Darling; Ivor Thompson; Johann Schneider
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Oral surgery, oral medicine, oral pathology, oral radiology, and endodontics     Volume:  93     ISSN:  1079-2104     ISO Abbreviation:  Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod     Publication Date:  2002 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2002-02-25     Completed Date:  2002-06-18     Revised Date:  2005-11-16    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9508562     Medline TA:  Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  171-3     Citation Subset:  D; IM    
Division of Oral Pathology, School of Oral Health Sciences, University of Stellenbosch, Tygerberg, South Africa.
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MeSH Terms
Diagnosis, Differential
Gingival Neoplasms / pathology*
Lipoma / pathology*
Liposarcoma / diagnosis
Mouth Mucosa / pathology*

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