Intra-Oral Lipoma-Case Report and Look into the Differential DiagnosesJournal: International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) (Vol.7, No. 2)
Publication Date: 2018-02-05
Authors : Shruthi Kumbla; Bijo. Alexander;
Page : 640-643
Keywords : Adipocytes; Lipoma; Leptin; Mucocele;
Lipoma is a rare intraoral tumor. Recurrences after excision are minimum. Its important to differentiate it from other lesions of the oral cavity presenting as a swelling. Further investigations into the etiopathogenesis of intraoral lipomas, would provide more light in the direction of their development and towards better management and treatment options. Here we present a case report of an intra-oral lipoma in relation to floor of the mouth in a 40 year old male patient.
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