Fibroma is the most common benign mesenchymal tumor of the soft tissues of the oral cavity.
Description[edit | edit source]
- It is usually sessile, arching above the surface, sometimes also stalked.
- It is small, usually up to 2 cm.
- Microscopically, it is very similar to post-inflammatory fibromatous hyperplasia.
- Fibroma can also be caused by irritation, then we call it epulis fibromatosis.
Location[edit | edit source]
- It usually occurs on the facial mucosa, tongue, in the vestibule, on the lips, palate, gums.
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Source[edit | edit source]
- LIŠKA, Karel. orofaciální patologie. 1. vydání. 1983.