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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Polypoid epulis fissuratum on the soft palate Click here to view. Author information Copyright and License information Disclaimer. It was surrounded by erythema and was the cause of discomfort for the patient due to excessive and continuous mechanical pressure imparted by faulty maxillary denture.

Epulis fissuratum is a tumor-like hyperplasia developing in association with an ill-fitting denture.

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

On examining the denture, a suction device as shown by arrow in figure 1 Feport was acrylised on the tissue surface of the maxillary denture. This article has been cited by 1 Peripheral Exophytic Oral Lesions: A poorly fitted prosthesis can give rise to a plethora of problems like pain, discomfort in mastication and speech and epulis fissuratum. Then, the lesion was excised surgically.

She presented with the chief complaint of an abnormal growth along the posterior border of her fissueatum upper complete denture as well as pain and discomfort during mastication. Histopathological examination revealed hyperplastic epithelium as well as a fibrous connective tissue with moderate inflammation which confirmed the clinical diagnosis. Clinically, it presents as a raised sessile lesion in the form of folds with a smooth surface with normal or erythematous overlying mucosa.


Epulis fissuratum in the soft palate: A year-old man presenting with epulis fissuratum, A a raw, eroded, irregular patch resembling the shape of suction device seen on the middle of hard palate and B faulty maxillary denture with suction device black arrow.

Differential Diagnosis of Dpulis and Maxillofacial Lesions.

Epulis Fissuratum: “Denture Tumor” – A Case Report with review of literatures

Epulis fissuratum is repprt reactive tissue response to sustained mechanical pressure generated by ill-fitting prosthesis. The patient was prescribed topical anti-fungal medications for 10 days.

Support Center Support Center. In cases of fibrous growth, excision of the lesion becomes necessary. Over the years it was seen that the usage of this term is not appropriate as it refers only to site, and epulls the affected mucosa is usually the oral mucosa of the vestibular sulcus or of the palatal region and not the gingival mucosa.

On intraoral examination, a raw eroded irregular patch simulating the shape of the suction device was noticed in the middle of the hard palate fjssuratum 1 A. It is considered as an overgrowth of intraoral tissues resulting from chronic irritation. How to cite this URL: 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.


Epulis fissuratum: consequence of ill-fitting prosthesis

High-power photomicrograph showing hyperplastic fibrovascular connective tissue covered by stratified squamous epithelium H and E Click here to view. Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed. Although rare, epulis fissuratum can happen along the posterior portion of the upper denture and should be considered in intraoral examination.

Provenance and peer review: Epulis fissuratum in the soft palate: Published online Jul None, Conflict of Interest: Abstract A poorly fitted prosthesis can give rise to a plethora of problems like pain, fissuratuk in mastication and speech and epulis fissuratum.


Epulis fissuratum along the posterior border of the upper denture Click here to view. Persistent trauma to oral mucosa may predispose the patient to carcinoma.

Fabrication of new denture should be carried out. This article has been cited by.

Repport report a year-old female with epulis fissuratum in the soft palate as a very rare clinical location. Chronic, sustained pressure can not only traumatise oral tissue but may also lead to malignancy. On history and clinical examination, a provisional diagnosis of denture-induced hyperplasia was made.

Treatment Withdrawal of the denture and topical application of analgesic gel over the affected site. A Clinical Decision Tree.