DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.18203/2320-6012.ijrms20160823

Irritation fibroma of tongue: a case report

Sudhir Kumar Vujhini, E. Sridhar Reddy, M.V.S. Sudheer, Hari Krishna Katikaneni

Abstract


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.


Keywords


Irritation fibroma, Reactive fibrous hyperplasia, Fibrous nodule

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