IRRITATIONAL FIBROMA OF GINGIVA: A CASE REPORT
Dr. Aparna Suraj N.*, Dr. Divya Bhat, Dr. Suchetha Aghanashini, Dr. Sapna Nadiger, Dr. Darshan B. Mundinamane and Dr. Apoorva Sokke Mallikarjunappa
Irritational fibroma is a reactive lesion that is among the most common oral soft -tissue lesions, caused due to local trauma or irritation by plaque, calculus, malocclusion, overhanging margins and restorations. It is most commonly seen on buccal mucosa along the line of occlusion and in the maxillary anterior gingiva. The consistency of the lesion is usually soft to firm with a colour usually similar to that of the surrounding mucosa. This report presents a case of irritational fibroma of the gingiva in a 25-year-old female patient.
Keywords: Irritational fibroma, trauma, gingiva.
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