Intraoral Lipoma: Rare Case Report With Clinical and Histopathological Study


Affiliations

  • Manav Rachna Dental College, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Faridabad, Haryana, 121001, India
  • Manav Rachna Dental College, Department of Oral Pathology and Microbiology, Faridabad, Haryana, 121001, India

Abstract

Lipoma, a benign tumor of adipose tissue is one of the most common benign neoplasms of the body. However, lipomas in the oral and maxillofacial region are rarely encountered. It accounts for 1 to 4% of benign neoplasms of mouth affecting predominantly the buccal mucosa, floor of mouth and tongue. We report a case of intraoral lipoma in buccal vestibule in which surgical excision was done under local anaesthesia.

Keywords

Adipose Tissue, Benign Tumour, Fatty Tumor, Intraoral Lipoma

Subject Discipline

Dentistry

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