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Oral Fibroma

Aka: Oral Fibroma
  1. Epidemiology
    1. Incidence: 1.2% in adults
  2. Pathophysiology
    1. Hyperplastic fibrous lesion
    2. Forms in response to local irritation or Trauma
  3. Symptoms
    1. Asymptomatic
  4. Signs
    1. Appearance
      1. Firm, smooth-surfaced pink lesions
      2. May be pendunculated
    2. Distribution
      1. Occlusal line on Buccal mucosa most common
      2. Also occurs on Tongue, Labial mucosa, Gingiva
  5. Management
    1. Surgical excision
      1. Recurrence is rare following excision
    2. Send for pathology to evaluate for neoplastic lesions

Oral fibroma (C0948118)

Concepts Neoplastic Process (T191)
Italian Fibroma della bocca
Japanese 口腔線維腫, コウクウセンイシュ, コウコウセンイシュ
Czech Fibrom dutiny ústní
English oral fibroma, fibroma oral, Oral fibroma
Hungarian Oralis fibroma
Portuguese Fibroma oral
Spanish Fibroma oral
Dutch oraalfibroom
French Fibrome de la cavité buccale
German Mundfibrom
Derived from the NIH UMLS (Unified Medical Language System)

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