Lipoma in Hard Palate—A Case Report (Short Report)


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.

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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.

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