Lipomas are common soft tissue mesenchymal neoplasms, rare in the oral cavity, representing 1% of all benign oral tumors. Fibrolipoma is a histological variant of the classic lipoma which normally affects buccal mucosa, floor of the mouth, tongue and lips. In this article is presented a rare case of fibrolipoma of the cheek and are discussed all the aspects of diagnosis, histology and surgical treatment, according to literature data.

Giant fibrolipoma of the cheek: report of a case

SCIVETTI, MICHELE;DI COSOLA, MICHELE;LO MUZIO, LORENZO;PILOLLI, GIOVANNI PIETRO;MAIORANO, Eugenio;CAPODIFERRO, SAVERIO;FAVIA, Gianfranco
2006

Abstract

Lipomas are common soft tissue mesenchymal neoplasms, rare in the oral cavity, representing 1% of all benign oral tumors. Fibrolipoma is a histological variant of the classic lipoma which normally affects buccal mucosa, floor of the mouth, tongue and lips. In this article is presented a rare case of fibrolipoma of the cheek and are discussed all the aspects of diagnosis, histology and surgical treatment, according to literature data.
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