Bharati A Patil et al.; Sch J Med Case Rep ; 2(7) The aim of this report is to present a case of Epulis fissuratum in relation to broken fixed partial. Epulis Fissuratum: “Denture Tumor” – A Case Report with review of literatures. Author: Dr. Kinjal Shah Case report. A 55 years old man came to our clinic with. Case Report. Key Steps to Optimize Management of Epulis Fissuratum induced by a Total Denture: A Case. Report. Jihane Slaoui Hasnaoui1*.

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Denture-induced extensive fibrous inflammatory hyperplasia epulis fissuratum.

Case Report: Epulis fissuratum: consequence of ill-fitting prosthesis

High-power photomicrograph showing hyperplastic fibrovascular connective tissue covered by stratified squamous epithelium H and E Click here to view. Kerala Dent J ;3: Outcome and follow-up After complete healing of the lesion, the patient was referred to the prosthodontics department for fabrication of new dentures.

Removal of hyperplastic lesions of the oral cavity. Cissuratum presence of epulis in patients without denture may be diagnostic of Crohn’s disease. Trauma and irritation are the two main aetiological factors responsible for occurrence of epulis.

caee Provenance and peer review: Epulis fissuratum is the reactive tissue response to sustained mechanical pressure generated by ill-fitting prosthesis. Removal of epulis fissuratum associated to vestibuloplasty with carbondioxide laser.

On history and clinical examination, a provisional relort of denture-induced hyperplasia was made. Epulis fissuratum is a tumor-like hyperplasia developing in association with an ill-fitting denture. Epulis fissuratum refers to reactive tissue response to excessive mechanical pressure imparted by the poor fit of prosthesis.

His medical and family history was non-relevant. Polypoid epulis fissuratum on the soft palate Click here to view.


Over the years it was seen that the usage of this term is not appropriate as it refers only to site, and moreover the affected mucosa is usually the oral mucosa of the vestibular sulcus or of the palatal region and not the gingival mucosa.

Epuls examining the denture, a suction device as shown by arrow in figure 1 B was acrylised on the tissue surface of the maxillary denture.

Epulis fissuratum in the soft palate: Common benign oral soft tissue masses. Lasers Med Sci ; Fabrication of new denture should be carried ifssuratum.

Topical application of fissurxtum agents and paste fissurstum local analgesic and anesthetics is beneficial in treatment of epulis fissuratum. Related articles Denture-induced hyperplasia epulis fissuratum soft palate. Epulis fissuratum in the soft palate: We report a year-old female with epulis fissuratum in the soft palate as a very rare clinical location. Correspondence to Ravi Prakash Sasankoti Mohan, moc. Treatment of epulis fissuratum with carbon dioxide laser in a patient with antithrombotic medication.

It was surrounded by erythema and was the cause of discomfort for the patient due to excessive and continuous mechanical pressure imparted by faulty maxillary denture. How to cite this URL: Chronic, sustained pressure can not only traumatise oral tissue but may also lead to malignancy.

Epulis fissuratum: consequence of ill-fitting prosthesis

Open in a separate window. Differential Diagnosis of Oral and Maxillofacial Lesions. None, Conflict of Interest: This article has been cited epulks 1 Peripheral Exophytic Oral Lesions: Report of a case in a very rare location.

Epulis fissuratum is a tumor-like hyperplasia developing in association with an ill-fitting denture. Published online Jul Abstract A poorly fitted reprot can give rise to a plethora of problems like pain, discomfort in mastication and speech and epulis fissuratum.


A clinical study of a Turkish population group. An extensive denture-induced hyperplasia of maxilla. A poorly fitted prosthesis can give rise to a plethora of problems like pain, discomfort in mastication and epulls and epulis fissuratum. Support Center Support Center. This article has been cited by. Then, the lesion was excised surgically. In cases of fibrous growth, excision of the lesion vase necessary. Withdrawal of the denture and topical application of analgesic gel over the affected site.

Epulis fissuratum, re;ort fibrous hyperplasia or denture-induced fibrous hyperplasias are the various names attributed to reactive tissue response to chronic irritation and trauma caused by a badly fitted prosthesis. Braz Dent J ; Please review our privacy policy. Denture-induced fibrous hyperplasia is an adaptive growth caused by chronic irritation from badly adapted prosthesis with variable hypertrophy and hyperplasia.

Study of denture-induced fibrous hyperplasia cases diagnosed from to She reprt with the chief complaint of an abnormal growth along the posterior border of her ill-fitting upper complete denture as well as pain and discomfort during mastication.

A retrospective study of cases. Histopathological examination revealed hyperplastic epithelium as well as a fibrous connective tissue with moderate inflammation which confirmed the clinical diagnosis. Risk factors in oral and oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma: We present a case of faulty denture and the resultant epulis fissuratum in a year-old male patient.

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