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Journal:   IRANIAN JOURNAL OF PATHOLOGY (IJP)   SUMMER 2014 , Volume 9 , Number 3; Page(s) 225 To 228.
 
Paper:  LARGE LIPOMA IN THE FLOOR OF THE MOUTH: A CASE REPORT AND REVIEW OF THE LITERATURE
 
Author(s):  SALEHI MAEDEH, MOTALLEBNEJAD MINA, FOROOGHI RAMIN, GORBANI ANAHITA, SIADATI SEPIDEH*
 
* DEPARTMENT OF PATHOLOGY, BABOL UNIVERSITY OF MEDICAL SCIENCES, BABOL, IRAN
 
Abstract: 

Lipomais a most common benign neoplasm of mature adipose tissue in trunk and extremities. The oral cavity rarely affected by this neoplasm (1-4%) and more occurs in buccal mucosa. Floor of the mouth is rarely affected. Usually its size is less than 3 cm. The present report shows an unusualcase of large lipoma (5.5 cm in greatest dimension) in the floor of the mouth of a 68- year- old male and review of the literature.

 
Keyword(s): LIPOMA, ORAL CAVITY, CASE REPORT
 
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