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CASE REPORT

Traumatic Fibroma: A Case Series

Savita Sambhashivaiah, Navnita Singh, Shivaprasad Bilichodmath

Citation Information : Sambhashivaiah S, Singh N, Bilichodmath S. Traumatic Fibroma: A Case Series. J Health Sci Res 2016; 7 (1):28-31.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10042-1030

Published Online: 01-06-2016

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2016; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Abstract

Aims

This article addresses the clinical presentation, diagnosis, histological features, and treatment of two cases of fibroma.

Background

Fibromas are proliferative fibrous lesions of the gingiva and oral mucosa that may cause esthetic and functional problems. Fibrous hyperplasia and fibroepithelial hyperplasia are histological variants of these nonneoplastic lesions.

Case description

Case 1 demonstrated an overgrowth in the lower back tooth region. Case 2 was present at the corner of the lip mucosa. Both the growths were pale in color, sessile, painless, and firm in consistency. Lesions caused discomfort during chewing of food. Thus, both the lesions were excised using diode laser in continuous mode and sent for histopathological assessment.

Conclusion

These lesions are a result of trauma/chronic irritation and arise from cells of oral mucous membrane or periosteum.

Clinical significance

The cases demonstrate the need for proper diagnosis, role of biopsy, and histologic evaluation in the management of these lesions.

How to cite this article

Singh N, Bilichodmath S, Sambhashivaiah S. Traumatic Fibroma: A Case Series. J Health Sci Res 2016;7(1):28-31.


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