Irritation fibroma of tongue: a case report


  • Sudhir Kumar Vujhini Department of Transfusion Medicine, Nizam’s Istitute of Medical Sciences, Hyderabad, Telangana
  • E. Sridhar Reddy Department of Oral Pathology, MNR Dental College and Hospital, Sangareddy, Telangana
  • M.V.S. Sudheer Maheshwara Medical College and Hospital, Patancheru, Telangana
  • Hari Krishna Katikaneni Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Maitri Dental College and Hospital, Anjora, Chattisgarh



Irritation fibroma, Reactive fibrous hyperplasia, Fibrous nodule


Reactive hyperplastic outgrowths are seen in the oral cavity due to chronic irritation by plaque, calculus, overhanging margins, trauma and dental appliances.  Irritation fibroma represents a reactive focal fibrous hyperplasia due to trauma or local irritation. We report a case of irritation fibroma of right lateral border of tongue in a 46-year-old female.


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How to Cite

Vujhini, S. K., Reddy, E. S., Sudheer, M., & Katikaneni, H. K. (2016). Irritation fibroma of tongue: a case report. International Journal of Research in Medical Sciences, 4(4), 1272–1273.



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