Bharati A Patil et al.; Sch J Med Case Rep ; 2(7) The aim of this report is to present a case of Epulis fissuratum in relation to broken fixed partial. Epulis Fissuratum: “Denture Tumor” – A Case Report with review of literatures. Author: Dr. Kinjal Shah Case report. A 55 years old man came to our clinic with. Case Report. Key Steps to Optimize Management of Epulis Fissuratum induced by a Total Denture: A Case. Report. Jihane Slaoui Hasnaoui1*.

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

Epulis fissuratum is a tumor-like hyperplasia developing in association with an ill-fitting denture. Peripheral Exophytic Oral Lesions: 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.

Lasers Med Sci ; Epulis fissuratum along the posterior border of the upper denture Click here to view. It fissuratmu considered as an overgrowth of intraoral tissues resulting from chronic irritation. Please review our privacy policy. Clinically, it presents as a raised sessile lesion in the form of folds with a smooth surface with normal or erythematous overlying mucosa.


Intraoral examination revealed a polypoid fibrous mass, soft in consistency and smooth in texture. We present a case of faulty denture and the resultant epulis fissuratum in a year-old male patient. Abstract A poorly fitted prosthesis can give rise to ffissuratum plethora of problems like pain, discomfort in mastication and speech and epulis fissuratum. Epulis fissuratum refers to reactive tissue response to excessive mechanical pressure imparted by the poor fit of prosthesis.

Published online Jul Chronic, sustained pressure can not only traumatise oral tissue but may also lead to malignancy. Epulis fissuratum in the soft palate: Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology. Polypoid epulis fissuratum on the soft palate Click here to view.

Kerala Dent J ;3: Removal of hyperplastic lesions of the oral cavity. Report of a case in a very rare location. How to cite this article: Related articles Denture-induced hyperplasia epulis fissuratum soft palate. Author information Copyright and License information Disclaimer.

Treatment csae immediate withdrawal of reporf ill-fitting prosthesis followed by topical application of antifungal agents and paste containing anaesthetics with local analgesics.

Denture-induced extensive fibrous inflammatory hyperplasia epulis fissuratum. On history and clinical examination, a provisional diagnosis of denture-induced hyperplasia was made. Persistent trauma to oral mucosa may predispose the patient to carcinoma. Dent Clin North Am ; On intraoral examination, a raw eroded irregular patch simulating the shape of the suction device was noticed in the middle of the hard palate figure 1 A.


Intraoral examination revealed a polypoid fibrous mass, soft in consistency and smooth in texture. Topical application of antifungal agents and paste containing local analgesic and anesthetics is beneficial in treatment of epulis fissuratum.

Epulis fissuratum: consequence of ill-fitting prosthesis

This article has been cited by other articles in PMC. Although rare, epulis fissuratum can happen along the posterior portion of the upper denture and should be considered in intraoral examination. She presented with the chief complaint of an abnormal growth along the posterior border of her ill-fitting upper complete denture as well as pain and discomfort during mastication.

Support Center Support Center. Risk factors in oral and oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma: Braz Dent J ; The presence of epulis in patients without denture may be diagnostic of Crohn’s disease.

None, Conflict of Interest: An extensive denture-induced hyperplasia of maxilla. Provenance and peer review: