Mucosa

Oral Fibroma

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Oral Fibroma

  • Epidemiology
  1. Incidence: 1.2% in adults
  • Pathophysiology
  1. Hyperplastic fibrous lesion
  2. Forms in response to local irritation or Trauma
  • Symptoms
  1. Asymptomatic
  • 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
  • Management
  1. Surgical excision
    1. Recurrence is rare following excision
  2. Send for pathology to evaluate for neoplastic lesions