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CASE REPORT
Year : 2012  |  Volume : 3  |  Issue : 5  |  Page : 112-114

Fibrolipoma of buccal mucosa


1 Department of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry, Sharad Pawar Dental College and Hospital, Wardha, Maharashtra, India
2 Department of Public Health Dentistry,Sharad Pawar Dental College and Hospital, Wardha, Maharashtra, India

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Monika Khubchandani
Department of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry, Sharad Pawar Dental College and Hospital, Wardha, Maharashtra
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DOI: 10.4103/0976-237X.95119

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The lipoma is a very common benign tumor of adipose tissue, but its presence in the oral and oropharyngeal region is relatively uncommon. Fibrolipoma, a histological variant of lipoma, mostly affect the buccal mucosa and causes functional and cosmetic disabilities. Hence, accurate histopathological examination of lipomas is important for a correct treatment plan. This article describes a case of 10 year old girl with fibrolipoma of the buccal mucosa with a relevant review of tumors.


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