Epulis fissuratum is a mucosal hyperplasia that results from chronic low-grade trauma induced by a denture flange. Epulis fissuratum is. epulis fissuratum. 1. EPULIS FISSURATUM By: Aleia S. Guzman; 2. WHAT IS EPULIS FISSURATUM? is a benign hyperplasia of fibrous. A poorly fitted prosthesis can give rise to a plethora of problems like pain, discomfort in mastication and speech and epulis fissuratum. Epulis.

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

On history and clinical examination, a provisional diagnosis of denture-induced hyperplasia was made. It is considered an overgrowth of intraoral tissue resulting from chronic epilis [ 1 ].

Epulis fissuratum is the reactive tissue response to sustained mechanical pressure generated by ill-fitting prosthesis. This article has been cited by. Besides these patients also have a predilection for myocardial infarction, stroke, etc. The lesion is usually painless. The potential benefit of the treatment and overall prognosis are also important factors that we need to assess and reconcile fissuartum shaping treatment strategies.

Views Read Edit View history. 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. The patient was prescribed topical anti-fungal medications for 10 days.

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. Oral and maxillofacial medicine: Published online Jul Peripheral Exophytic Oral Lesions: J Oral Laser Appl.


One fissuraum novel technique is the cryosurgery. Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed. Removal of hyperplastic lesions of the oral cavity.

Abstract A poorly fitted prosthesis can give rise to a plethora of problems like pain, discomfort in mastication and speech and epulis fissuratum. Another valid advantage of cryosurgery is addalah low cost when comparing it with its counterpart techniques.

Fissuratmu is by surgical excision complete removal of the fibrous tissue overgrowth and addressing the causative factor to prevent recurrence of the lesion. Removal of epulis fissuratum associated to vestibuloplasty with carbon dioxide laser. The liquid nitrogen for the gun was procured from Sri Venkateshwara University, Tirupathi Physics department which has a liquid nitrogen plant.

This mucogingival hyperplasia located over the soft tissues of the vestibular sulcus, may be considered as a reactive condition of the oral mucosa to excessive mechanical pressure on the mucosa. A population-based case-control study in Southern Sweden.

Some of the lasers used in dentistry for this purpose is CO 2 laser, Er: Rarely, incisional biopsy may be indicated to rule out neoplasiae. Topical application of antifungal agents and paste containing local analgesic and anesthetics is beneficial in treatment of epulis fissuratum. A year-old male Fig. Swed Dent J Suppl. The surgical approach includes using any of the following: National Center for Biotechnology InformationU.

It is considered as an overgrowth of intraoral tissues resulting from chronic irritation. How to cite this article: A recent study has shown that the liquid nitrogen cryosurgery has results equal to that of the carbon dioxide laser in terms of haemorrhage control and postoperative healing [ 715 ].


Periapical, mandibular and maxillary hard tissues — Bones of jaws. Hence ill fitting dentures and its sequalae should not be overlooked. Provenance and peer review: It includes removal of the acrylic flange followed by relining and rebasing after the complete healing of the lesion.

The advantages of cryosurgery over the conventional method makes it an important asset in the armamentarium of oral surgeon and has additional advantages of controlling pain and perhaps dealing with lesions in sites that would be difficult to treat by other means. J Dermatol Surg Oncol.

Benign lymphoepithelial lesion Ectopic salivary gland tissue Frey’s syndrome HIV salivary gland disease Necrotizing sialometaplasia Mucocele Ranula Pneumoparotitis Salivary duct stricture Salivary gland aplasia Salivary gland atresia Salivary gland diverticulum Salivary gland fistula Salivary gland hyperplasia Salivary gland hypoplasia Salivary gland neoplasms Benign: The appearance of an epulis fissuratum microscopically is an overgrowth of cells from the fibrous connective tissue.

Report of a case in a very rare location. Cryotherapy for skin cancer: Laser Med Surg News Adv.

Epulis fissuratum

On palpation, all the inspectory findings were confirmed and the lesion was soft in consistency and smooth in texture. The patient had a myocardial infarction about 5 years back. Diode laser lingual frenectomy may be performed without local anaesthesia.