Irritational Gingival Fibroma: A Case Report

Nirma Yadav, Anand Kumar, Balaji Manohar, Barkha Makhijani
2017 International Journal of Dental and Medical Specialty  
Irritational fibroma is a benign slow-growing tumor, which is the most common oral soft tissue lesions caused due to local irritation or trauma by plaque, calculus, overhanging margins, and restorations. It can occur at any age and from almost any soft tissue sites; the tongue, gingiva, and buccal mucosa are the most common sites. The second most common site is the maxillary anterior region. The color is usually same as the surrounding mucosa and consistency is soft to firm. This paper reports
more » ... case of irritational fibroma in a 22-year-old female patient in relation to the lower front teeth region since 5-6 months. On the basis of histological evaluation, diagnosis made by fibroma and excisional biopsy was taken.
doi:10.5958/2394-4196.2017.00005.x fatcat:o7ejvxmq3rac3gdloblefnl7jq