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International Dental Journal of Student Research


Co-existence of multiple pyogenic granuloma and intra oral lipoma in a 52 year old female patient- a rare entity


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Author Details: Alphy Alphonsa Sebastian, Hasan Subhi

Volume : 5

Issue : 2

Online ISSN : 2278-3784

Print ISSN : 2394-708X

Article First Page : 55

Article End Page : 57


Abstract

Pyogenic granuloma is a reactive hyperplasia usually arises in the oral cavity secondary to low grade local irritation, traumatic injury, hormonal factors or certain kind of drugs. Lipoma is a benign tumor of adipose tissue, which constitutes 1-4% of all benign lesions. This paper presents the co-existence of pyogenic granuloma and intra oral lipoma on right buccal mucosa, both were managed by surgical intervention.

Keywords:
Pyogenic granuloma, Lipoma, Excision, Hyperplasia, Hormonal factors