Oral lipomas: clinical-therapeutic aspects of a university hospital

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Edition V03N03 | Year 2017 | Editorial Case Report | Pages 44 to 49

Alexandre Maranhão Menezes-neto, Fábio Wildson Costa Gurgel, Mário Rogério Lima Mota, Francisco Samuel Rodrigues Carvalho, Mariana Gomes Coutinho, Eduardo Costa Studart Soares

Lipomas are benign mesenchymal neoplasms composed of mature adipocytes with rare manifestation in the buccal and maxillofacial regions. Its pathogenesis is uncertain, and different histological variants are found in the literature. The aim of the present study was to report three cases of intrabuccal lipomas from a Buccomaxillofacial Surgery and Traumatology department. In the reported cases the patients did not complain of pain, but presented nodular volume increase, of rubbery consistency, smooth surface and yellowish coloration. All were treated by means of excisional biopsy, and the histopathological pattern was simple lipoma, being observed in alveolar mucosa, lip and jugal mucosa. The mean age found in the present study was 61.3 years. The diagnosis in the three cases was based on clinical evaluation and histopathological characteristics. The prognosis was

Lipoma, Surgery, oral, Biopsy,

Menezes-Neto AM, Gurgel FWC, Mota MRL, Carvalho FSR, Coutinho MG, Soares ECS. Lipomas bucais: aspectos clínico-terapêuticos de um hospital universitário. J Braz Coll Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2017 set-dez;3(3):44-9. DOI: https://doi.org/10.14436/2358-2782.3.3.044-049.cre

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