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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Epulis fissuratum along the posterior border of the upper denture Click here to view. Trauma and irritation are the two main aetiological factors responsible for occurrence of epulis.

Epulis fissuratum: consequence of ill-fitting prosthesis

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A diagnosis of denture-induced fibrous hyperplasia was made and the patient was instructed to stop wearing dentures. A poorly fitted prosthesis can give rise to a plethora of problems like pain, discomfort in mastication and speech and epulis fissuratum. Removal of hyperplastic lesions of the oral cavity.

National Center for Biotechnology Information wpulis, U. Persistent trauma to oral mucosa may predispose the patient to carcinoma. Dent Clin North Am ; Common benign oral soft tissue masses. The presence of epulis in patients without denture may be diagnostic of Crohn’s disease. Braz Dent J ; Study of denture-induced fibrous hyperplasia cases diagnosed from to Related articles Denture-induced hyperplasia epulis fissuratum soft palate.


Excision can be performed by either conventional surgical approaches or by using laser. Published online Jul Removal of epulis fissuratum associated to vestibuloplasty with carbondioxide laser. On history and clinical examination, a provisional diagnosis of denture-induced hyperplasia was made.

Treatment includes immediate withdrawal of the ill-fitting prosthesis followed by topical application of antifungal agents and paste containing anaesthetics with local analgesics. Denture-induced extensive fibrous inflammatory hyperplasia epulis fissuratum. Lasers Med Sci ; It not only produces pain and discomfort but negatively affects the mastication, aesthetics and overall well-being of the patient. High-power photomicrograph showing hyperplastic fibrovascular connective tissue covered by stratified squamous epithelium H and E Click here to view.

Related articles Denture-induced hyperplasia epulis fissuratum soft palate. Swed Dent J Suppl ; A Clinical Decision Tree. A retrospective study of cases. None, Conflict of Interest: Oral mucosal lesions in denture wearers. Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology. We report a year-old female with epulis fissuratum in the soft palate as a very rare clinical location.

On examining the denture, a suction device as shown by arrow in figure 1 B was acrylised on the tissue surface of the maxillary denture. Then, the lesion was excised surgically. Fabrication of new denture should be carried out. Chronic trauma to oral mucosa may predispose the patient to carcinoma. Peripheral Exophytic Oral Lesions: Risk factors in oral and oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma: An extensive denture-induced hyperplasia of maxilla.


Epulis fissuratum, reactive fibrous hyperplasia or denture-induced fibrous hyperplasias are the various names attributed to reactive tissue response to chronic irritation and reeport caused by a badly fitted prosthesis.

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

We present a case of faulty denture and the resultant epulis fissuratum in a year-old male patient. Epulix fissuratum is the reactive tissue response to sustained mechanical pressure generated by ill-fitting prosthesis. Clinically, it presents as a raised sessile lesion in the form of folds with a smooth surface with normal or erythematous overlying mucosa. Correspondence to Ravi Prakash Sasankoti Mohan, moc.

A retrospective study of cases. After complete healing of the lesion, the patient was referred to the prosthodontics department for fabrication of new dentures. Rport fissuratum is a tumor-like hyperplasia developing in association with an ill-fitting denture.

Intraoral examination revealed a polypoid fibrous mass, soft in consistency and smooth in texture. Withdrawal casee the denture and topical application of analgesic gel over the affected site.

A population-based case-control study in Southern Sweden. Support Center Support Center. We report a year-old female with epulis fissuratum in the soft palate as a very rare clinical location.