Share This Article:
Short Report

Lipoma in Hard Palate—A Case Report

Abstract Full-Text HTML XML Download Download as PDF (Size:560KB) PP. 133-136
DOI: 10.4236/ijohns.2015.42023    2,850 Downloads   3,260 Views   Citations

ABSTRACT

Lipoma is a benign neoplasm of the soft tissue that originates in mature adipocytes. Even though it is a very common tumor, it is relatively uncommon in oral cavity. It represents about 1% to 4% of all benign tumors in oral cavity (12). This article describes a case of a 39 years old male with an intraoral pedunculated mass in the right side of hard palate which was histopathologically proved as a simple lipoma.

Conflicts of Interest

The authors declare no conflicts of interest.

Cite this paper

Dhas, P. , Ambika, R. , Arumugam, A. and Somasundaram, J. (2015) Lipoma in Hard Palate—A Case Report. International Journal of Otolaryngology and Head & Neck Surgery, 4, 133-136. doi: 10.4236/ijohns.2015.42023.

References

[1] Fregnani, E.R., Pires, F.R., Falzoni, R., Lopes, M.A. and Vargas, P.A. (2003) Lipomas of the Oral Cavity: Clinical Findings, Histological Classification and Proliferative Activity of 46 Cases. International Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, 32, 49-53.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1054/ijom.2002.0317
[2] Rosai, J. (1989) Ackerman’s Surgical Pathology. 7th Edition, The C.V. Mosby Co., St Louis, 1573-1579.
[3] de Visscher, J.G. (1982) Lipomas and Fibrolipomas of the Oral Cavity. Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, 10, 177-181.
[4] Gnepp, D.R. (2001) Diagnostic Surgical Pathology of the Head and Neck. WB Saunders, Philadelphia.
[5] Vindenes, H. (1978) Lipomas of the Oral Cavity. International Journal of Oral Surgery, 7, 162-166.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0300-9785(78)80019-2
[6] Keskin, G., Ustundag, E. and Ercin, C. (2002) Multiple Infiltrating Lipomas of the Tongue. Journal of Laryngology Otology, 116, 395-397.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1258/0022215021910906
[7] Bradon, J.H., Blackwell, S.J., Mancoll, J.S.O., et al. (1999) Another Indication for Liposuction: Small Facial Lipomas. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 103, 1864-1867.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/00006534-199906000-00008
[8] Favia, G., Maiorano, E., Orsini, G. and Piattelli, A. (2001) Myxoid Liposarcoma of the Oral Cavity with Involvement of the Periodontal Tissues. Journal of Clinical Periodontology, 28, 109-112.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1034/j.1600-051x.2001.028002109.x
[9] Manjunatha, B.S., Pateel, G.S. and Shah, V. (2010) Oralfibrolipoma—A Rare Histological Entity: Report of 3 Cases and Review of Literature. Journal of Dentistry, 7, 226-231.
[10] Furlong, M.A., Fanburg-Smith, J.C. and Childers, E.L. (2004) Lipoma of the Oral and Maxillofacial Region: Site and Subclassification of 125 Cases. Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology, Oral Radiology, and Endodontology, 98, 441-450.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tripleo.2004.02.071
[11] Nayak, S. and Nayak, P. (2011) Lipoma of Oral Mucosa: A Case Report. Archieves of Orofacial Sciences, 6, 37-39.
[12] Bandéca, M.C., de Pádua, J.M., Nadalin, M.R., Ozório, J.E., Silva-Sousa, Y.T. and da Cruz Perez, D.E. (2007) Oral Soft Tissue Lipomas: A Case Series. Journal of the Canadian Dental Association, 73, 431-434.
[13] Demir, Y. and Aktepe, F. (2002) Unusually Large Intraoral Submucosal Lipoma. The Medical Journal of Kocatepe, 3, 61-65.
[14] Freitas, M.A., Freitas, V.S., Lima, A.A.S. and Pereira Jr., F.B. (2009) Intraoral Lipomas: A Study of 26 Cases in a Brazilian Population. Quintessence International, 40, 79-85.

  
comments powered by Disqus

Copyright © 2019 by authors and Scientific Research Publishing Inc.

Creative Commons License

This work and the related PDF file are licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.