Epulis fissuratum is a mucosal hyperplasia that results from chronic low-grade trauma induced by a denture flange. Epulis fissuratum is. epulis fissuratum. 1. EPULIS FISSURATUM By: Aleia S. Guzman; 2. WHAT IS EPULIS FISSURATUM? is a benign hyperplasia of fibrous. A poorly fitted prosthesis can give rise to a plethora of problems like pain, discomfort in mastication and speech and epulis fissuratum. Epulis.

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Hence all these properties of cryosurgery make it a best suited technique in treating geriatric patients. Published online Jul Report of a case in a very rare location. A diagnosis of denture-induced fibrous hyperplasia was made and the patient was instructed to stop wearing dentures.

Epulis fissuratum

Other Eagle syndrome Hemifacial hypertrophy Facial hemiatrophy Oral manifestations of systemic disease. His medical and family history was non-relevant. Trauma and irritation are the two main aetiological factors responsible for occurrence of epulis. Please review our privacy policy. Excision can be performed by either avalah surgical approaches or by using laser.

According to the American Society of Anaesthesiologists classification [ 4 ], he was classified as ASA III that is patient with severe systemic disease that limits activity, due to the presence of more than two systemic diseases.

We report a year-old female with epulis fissuratum in the soft palate as a very rare clinical location. Intraoral examination revealed a polypoid fibrous mass, soft in consistency and smooth in texture. The appearance of an epulis fissuratum microscopically is an overgrowth of cells from the fibrous connective tissue. Dent Clin North Am.


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

Braz Dent J ; Fissuratumm page was last edited on 22 Mayat After complete healing of the lesion, the patient was referred to the prosthodontics department for fabrication of new dentures. J Oral Laser Appl.

On history and clinical examination, a provisional diagnosis of denture-induced hyperplasia was made. Cryosurgical treatment of hemangiomas of the lip.

Epulis fissuratum associated with an ill fitting denture greatly hinders mastication and produces discomfort and pain to the patient. A poorly fitted prosthesis can give arise ffissuratum a plethora of problems, notably Epulis fissuratum, residual ridge resorption, ulceration of the soft tissue, etc. Then, the lesion was excised surgically. Dent Clin North Am ; Treatment is by surgical excision complete removal of the fibrous tissue overgrowth and addressing the causative factor to prevent recurrence of the lesion.

Studies have shown that the sharp edges of teeth or the ragged edges of ill fitting dentures have potential to cause oral carcinoma [ 2 ]. Related articles Denture-induced hyperplasia epulis fissuratum soft palate. The liquid nitrogen cryosurgery has fssuratum used successfully in a number of oral surgical and dermatological procedures. Managing the medically compromised geriatric patient. Abstract The aim of this report is to fissurautm a case showing the treatment of Epulis fissuratum flssuratum relation to an ill fitting denture, in a debilitated geriatric patient with a novel technique using liquid nitrogen cryosurgery.

Oral and maxillofacial medicine: Retrieved from ” https: A comparison of carbon dioxide laser, liquid nitrogen cryosurgery, and scalpel wounds in healing.

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J Indian Prosthodont Soc. Open in a separate window. Common benign oral soft tissue masses. This allows the maintenance of an adequate sulcus depth important for achieving a correct peripheral seal for dental prosthesis retention and stability, preventing further recurrences [ 1314 ].

Epulis fissuratum: consequence of ill-fitting prosthesis

The surgical scalpel has been used time immemorial for this soft tissue lesion. Fabrication of new denture should be carried out. The patient was recalled at 1 month and 2 months for observation.

J Clin Laser Med Surg. Oral and maxillofacial pathology K00—K06, K11—K14—, — The mechanism behind it is that as the cryosurgery is applied ice crystals are formed intracellularly and progressive necrosis ensues. The patient was prescribed topical anti-fungal medications for 10 days. Background Epulis fissuratum, reactive fibrous hyperplasia or denture-induced fibrous hyperplasias are the various names attributed to reactive tissue response to chronic irritation and trauma caused by a badly fitted prosthesis.

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. Abstract A poorly fitted prosthesis can give rise to a plethora of problems like pain, discomfort in mastication and speech and epulis fissuratum.

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