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CASE REPORT
Year : 2023  |  Volume : 16  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 171-174

Fibrolipoma of the buccal mucosa: A rare case report


Department of Oral Pathology, KLE VK Institute of Dental Sciences, KLE Academy of Higher Education and Research, Belagavi, Karnataka, India

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Punnya V Angadi
Department of Oral Pathology, KLE VK Institute of Dental Sciences, KLE Academy of Higher Education and Research, Belagavi, Karnataka
India
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DOI: 10.4103/kleuhsj.kleuhsj_580_22

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Fibrolipoma is a benign neoplasm categorized as a histopathological variant of classical lipoma. The occurrence of fibrolipoma in the oral cavity is extremely rare. When present, it manifests as a pedunculated or sessile, soft, smooth-surfaced nodular mass. Although it may vary, the majority of lesions are <5 cm in size. There may be association between functional and aesthetic limitations related to anatomical sites. Hence, it is crucial to properly examine lipomas histopathologically for better treatment modalities. Here is a case report of fibrolipoma occurring in buccal mucosa.


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