46 results match your criteria Epulis Fissuratum

Prosthetic and surgical management of a sizeable epulis fissuratum: a case report.

Pan Afr Med J 2022 18;41:49. Epub 2022 Jan 18.

Department of Removable Prosthodontics, Mohammed V University of Rabat, Faculty of Dentistry, Rabat, Morocco.

This case report describes the management of a large-sized Epulis Fissuratum (EF) in a 70-year-old female patient using an original prosthetic technique. It consists of a combination of a tissue conditioning and a resection surgery. The patient´s main concern was a mucogingival tissue growth located on the left mandibular area. Read More

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An innovative technique to treat epulis fissuratum: A case report.

SAGE Open Med Case Rep 2021 2;9:2050313X211063135. Epub 2021 Dec 2.

Department of Oral Medicine and Oral Surgery, University Dental Clinic of Monastir, Monastir, Tunisia.

The purpose of this article is to present a case demonstrating the treatment of epulis fissuratum due to a poorly adapted prosthesis using a single surgical procedure involving conventional excision and free gingival graft. We, herein, present a case involving a 58-year-old patient with epulis fissuratum. Treatment of this case was essential due to the masticatory problems. Read More

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December 2021

Dental implant displacement complicated by epulis fissuratum and extraoral fistula in a patient with senile dementia of Alzheimer's type.

Clin Case Rep 2021 Jul 19;9(7):e04440. Epub 2021 Jul 19.

Department of Oral Surgery Central Clinical Hospital Medical University of Lodz Łódź Poland.

Dental treatment of patients suffering from mental illnesses should not be neglected as good condition of oral cavity is one of the factors that determine satisfactory quality of life, not only by aesthetic but also by functional considerations. Read More

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Ascher Syndrome: Acquired Double Lower Lip Combined With Epulis Fissuratum.

J Craniofac Surg 2020 Sep;31(6):e563-e565

Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Pamukkale University Faculty of Dentistry, Denizli, Turkey.

Ascher syndrome is characterized by double lip, blepharochalasis, and non-toxic goiter triad. This condition of unknown etiology usually occurs in patients younger than 20 years of age. In this case report, the authors present the diagnostic process of Ascher syndrome and surgical procedure of double lower lip in a female patient who applied to our clinic for prosthetic reasons. Read More

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September 2020

Comparative Evaluation of SMAD-2 Expression in Oral Submucous Fibrosis and Reactive Oral Lesions.

Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 2020 Feb 1;21(2):399-403. Epub 2020 Feb 1.

Department of Oral Pathology and Microbiology, SRM Dental College, SRM University, Chennai, India.

Background: The event of fibrosis encompasses involvement of definite immunological and molecular mechanisms. As quite a lot of pro-fibrotic pathways are concerned, a multipronged approach is obligatory to cognize the fibrotic events. SMAD signaling pathway hasn't been studied oral fibrotic events. Read More

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February 2020

Comparsion of staining characteristics of Toto bodies.

Biotech Histochem 2018 21;93(5):336-339. Epub 2018 May 21.

a Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology , St. Joseph Dental College , Eluru 534004 , Andhra Pradesh , India.

Toto bodies are eosinophilic structures that resemble the cells of the superficial cell layer of the oral epithelium. Toto bodies commonly are associated with inflammatory gingival and other mucosal lesions including pyogenic granuloma, irritational fibroma, epulis fissuratum, peripheral giant cell granuloma and inflammatory hyperplastic gingivitis. We evaluated staining characteristics of Toto bodies to establish their origin and to identify their significance in lesions. Read More

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December 2018

The application of diode laser in the treatment of oral soft tissues lesions. A literature review.

J Clin Exp Dent 2017 Jul 1;9(7):e925-e928. Epub 2017 Jul 1.

Department of Oral Medicine and Surgery, School of Dentistry, Complutense University, Madrid, Spain.

Background: Since its appearance in the dental area, the laser has become a treatment of choice in the removal of lesions in the oral soft tissues, due to the numerous advantages they offer, being one of the most used currently the diode laser. The aim of this review was to determine the efficacy and predictability of diode laser as a treatment of soft tissue injuries compared to other surgical methods.

Material And Methods: A literature review of articles published in PubMed/MEDLINE, Scopus and the Cochrane Library databases between 2007 and 2017 was performed. Read More

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Oral mucosal lesions in a Chilean elderly population: A retrospective study with a systematic review from thirteen countries.

J Clin Exp Dent 2017 Feb 1;9(2):e276-e283. Epub 2017 Feb 1.

Gerontology Program, Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of Campinas (UNICAMP), Campinas, São Paulo, Brazil.

Background: The oral examination is an essential part of the multidisciplinary medical care in elderly people. Oral mucosal lesions and normal variations of oral anatomy (OMLs) are very common in this people, but few studies have examined the frequency and prevalence of these conditions worldwide and less in Chile. The aim of this research was to evaluate the frequency of OMLs in a Chilean elderly population. Read More

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February 2017

Comparison of Carbon Dioxide Laser With Surgical Blade for Removal of Epulis Fissuratum. A Randomized Clinical Trial.

J Lasers Med Sci 2016 18;7(3):201-204. Epub 2016 Jul 18.

Laser Application in Medical Sciences Research Center, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.

Epulis fissuratum is often formed as a result of a poor fitting denture. The conventional treatment for this fibrous hyperplastic tissue is to excise it using a scalpel and to close the wound by a continuous or an interrupted suture. The increased utilization of lasers in dentistry also includes the utilization of carbon dioxide (CO) lasers in place of surgical scalpels in soft tissue surgeries. Read More

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Removal of epulis fissuratum by Er,Cr:YSGG laser in comparison with the conventional method.

Photomed Laser Surg 2015 Nov 22;33(11):533-9. Epub 2015 Oct 22.

2 Department of Biostatistics, Yuzuncu Yil University Faculty of Medicine , Van, Turkey .

Objective: The present study aimed to compare clinical outcomes during the recovery period after soft tissue surgery performed by an erbium, chromium:yttrium-scandium-gallium-garnet (Er,Cr:YSGG) laser with those after surgery with the conventional method, in which a scalpel was used.

Methods: A total of 44 epulis fissuratum removal surgeries were performed in 30 healthy volunteers using either an Er,Cr:YSGG laser (laser group) or a scalpel (conventional group), with the same number of lesions in each group. Both groups were controlled postoperatively on days 2, 7, 14, and 30. Read More

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November 2015

Surgical and prosthetic management of a complex edentulous patient for fabrication of complete dentures.

N Y State Dent J 2015 Mar;81(2):29-33

Fabrication of well-fitting complete dentures becomes a challenge in the presence of epulis fissuratum in the maxilla or severely resorbed alveolar tissue in the mandible. This clinical report describes the surgical and prosthetic treatment of a patient who presented with both problems. The neutral zone technique was used to improve the stability of the mandibular complete denture. Read More

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Giant intraoral condyloma accuminatum lesion coexisting with genital condyloma.

Pak J Med Sci 2014 Sep;30(5):1143-6

Zafer Kucukodaci, Department of Pathology, Gumussuyu Military Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey.

The condyloma acuminatum (venereal wart) is a benign epithelial proliferation that occurs most frequently on the mucous membranes of the perianal and genital areas of men and women. The transmissible etiological agents of this lesion are papillomaviruses. In some rare instances these lesion can also be found in the oral cavity. Read More

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September 2014

Consistency rates of clinical diagnosis and histopathological reports of oral lesions: a retrospective study.

J Dent Res Dent Clin Dent Prospects 2014 11;8(2):111-3. Epub 2014 Jun 11.

Dentist, Faculty of Dentistry, Tabriz University of Medical Sciences, Tabriz, Iran.

Background and aims. A correct diagnosis is the most important step in the treatment of oral lesions and each oral lesion has specific clinical features that provide clinical diagnosis; however, some of these features are common among different lesions. In these situations, biopsy and histopathological examination are indicated. Read More

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Management of geriatric patient with epulis fissuratum using liquid nitrogen cryosurgery: a case report.

J Indian Prosthodont Soc 2014 Mar 22;14(1):115-9. Epub 2012 Jul 22.

Pranu Dental Hospital, Tirupathi, Andhra Pradesh India.

The aim of this report is to present a case showing the treatment of Epulis fissuratum in relation to an ill fitting denture, in a debilitated geriatric patient with a novel technique using liquid nitrogen cryosurgery. Management of geriatric patients can be quite challenging due to the presence of various diseases. Epulis fissuratum associated with an ill fitting denture greatly hinders mastication and produces discomfort and pain to the patient. Read More

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An extensive denture-induced hyperplasia of maxilla.

Ann Med Health Sci Res 2013 Nov;3(Suppl 1):S7-9

Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, Yenepoya Dental College, Yenepoya University, Mangalore, Karnataka, India.

Denture-induced hyperplasia is a reactive lesion arising from excessive and chronic mechanical pressure on the vestibular oral mucosa. It has a female predilection and it is mostly seen in the maxilla. The size of the lesion may be as small as a few millimeters to massive lesion involving the entire vestibule. Read More

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November 2013

Osteosarcoma of the maxilla: a rare case with unusual clinical presentation.

J Dent Res Dent Clin Dent Prospects 2013 30;7(3):177-81. Epub 2013 Aug 30.

Assistant Professor, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology, Faculty of Dentistry, Babol University of Medical Sciences, Babol, Iran.

Osteosarcoma (OS) is a malignant mesenchymal tumor, which rarely occurs in the maxilla. Although variable histologic and radiographic features of OS have been reported previously, in the majority of the cases painful swelling of the jaw is mentioned as the first clinical presentation. Furthermore, early diagnosis and wide surgical resection of the tumor are the most important determinant factors of prognosis. Read More

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October 2013

Diode laser application in soft tissue oral surgery.

J Lasers Med Sci 2013 ;4(4):206-11

Laser Application in Medical Sciences Research Center, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.

Introduction: Diode laser with wavelengths ranging from 810 to 980 nm in a continuous or pulsed mode was used as a possible instrument for soft tissue surgery in the oral cavity.

Discussion: Diode laser is one of laser systems in which photons are produced by electric current with wavelengths of 810, 940 and 980nm. The application of diode laser in soft tissue oral surgery has been evaluated from a safety point of view, for facial pigmentation and vascular lesions and in oral surgery excision; for example frenectomy, epulis fissuratum and fibroma. Read More

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January 2015

Epulis fissuratum: consequence of ill-fitting prosthesis.

BMJ Case Rep 2013 Jul 17;2013. Epub 2013 Jul 17.

Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, Kothiwal Dental College and Research Centre, Moradabad, Uttar Pradesh, India.

A poorly fitted prosthesis can give rise to a plethora of problems like pain, discomfort in mastication and speech and epulis fissuratum. Epulis fissuratum refers to reactive tissue response to excessive mechanical pressure imparted by the poor fit of prosthesis. In this article, we discuss a case of epulis fissuratum in a 69-year-old male patient. Read More

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Prevalence of oral mucosal lesions in a group of Iranian dependent elderly complete denture wearers.

J Contemp Dent Pract 2013 Mar 1;14(2):174-8. Epub 2013 Mar 1.

Department of Prosthodontics, Dental Branch Islamic Azad University, Iran.

Aim: Oral mucosal lesions are frequently observed in institutionalized elderly patients more than other age groups. The aim of this study was to determine the prevalence of epulis fissuratum and denture stomatitis and their associated causes in dependent elderly complete denture wearers.

Materials And Methods: This study was conducted in dependent elderly complete denture's wearers living in four randomly selected nursing homes located in Tehran. Read More

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Is the 810-nm diode laser the best choice in oral soft tissue therapy?

Eur J Dent 2013 Apr;7(2):207-211

Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Ankara, Ankara, Turkiye.

Objective: To evaluate the safety and efficacy of an 810-nm diode laser for treatment of benign oral soft tissue lesions.

Materials And Methods: Treatment with the 810-nm diode laser was applied to a group of eighteen patients with pathological frenulum and epulis fissuratum; five patients with oral lichen planus, oral leukoplakia, and mucous membrane pemphigoid; and four patients with pyogenic granuloma.

Results: Although the conventional surgery wound heals in a fairly short time, in the present study, the simple oral soft tissue lesions healed within two weeks, the white and vesiculobullous lesions healed completely within six weeks, and the pyogenic granuloma lesions healed within four weeks. Read More

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Evaluation of satisfaction and complications in patients with existing complete dentures.

J Oral Sci 2013 Mar;55(1):29-37

Department of Prosthodontics, Faculty of Dentistry, Istanbul University, Istanbul, Turkey.

The aim of this clinical trial was to assess satisfaction, as well as the frequency and type of prosthetic complications in terms of several variables, in patients with complete dentures that had been supplied at private clinics. The study subjects were 64 patients with a mean age of 63.48 years wearing complete dentures provided at private clinics, and requesting new ones. Read More

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Reactive lesions of the oral cavity: A retrospective study on 2068 cases.

Dent Res J (Isfahan) 2012 May;9(3):251-5

Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology, Shahed University, Tehran, Iran.

Background: Reactive lesions of the oral cavity are non-neoplastic proliferations with very similar clinical appearance to benign neoplastic proliferation. This similarity is troublesome in the differential diagnosis. The aim of this study was to determine the frequency and distribution of oral cavity reactive lesions. Read More

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Treatment of epulis fissuratum with carbon dioxide laser in a patient with antithrombotic medication.

Braz Dent J 2012 ;23(1):77-81

Oral Surgery and Oral Medicine Department, Higher Institute of Health Sciences, Paredes, Portugal.

Epulis fissuratum is a pseudotumor growth located over the soft tissues of the vestibular sulcus caused by chronic irritation from poorly adapted dentures. Treatment indication for these lesions is surgical excision with appropriate prosthetic reconstruction. The hemostatic capacity of carbon dioxide (CO(2)) laser is well described in the literature as a useful tool in oral surgery, especially in patients with clotting disorders. Read More

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CO(2) Laser Surgery and Prosthetic Management for the Treatment of Epulis Fissuratum.

ISRN Dent 2011 28;2011:282361. Epub 2010 Nov 28.

Department of Dental Materials and Prosthodontics, São Jose dos Campos Dental School, São Paulo State University, São José dos Campos, Avenida Francisco José Longo, 777 Vila Adyana, 12245-000 São Jose dos Campos, Brazil.

The aim of this study was to present a case report of the surgical removal of hyperplasia in the oral cavity, using carbon dioxide (CO(2)) laser radiation and rehabilitation with a complete denture. Epulis fissuratum occurs in complete denture patients, because a constant irritative action induces the mucosa to grow under poorly fitting dentures. These lesions must be removed, and to avoid a relapse, new complete dentures should be made to maintain healthy surgical tissues. Read More

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November 2011

Mucogingival overgrowth in a geriatric patient.

Dermatol Online J 2010 Aug 15;16(8). Epub 2010 Aug 15.

Department of Oral Surgery and Radiology, School of Dentistry, Aristotle University, Thessalonica, Greece.

Epulis fissuratum is a pathological condition caused by an ill-fitting denture. The mucogingival hyperplasia may be considered as a reactive condition of the oral mucosa to excessive mechanical pressure on the mucosa. Epulis fissuratum excision is a procedure usually done for prosthodontic reasons. Read More

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Denture-related hyperplasia: a clinical study of a Turkish population group.

Braz Dent J 2009 ;20(3):243-8

Department of Oral Diagnosis and Radiology, Ondokuz Mayis University, Samsun, Turkey.

Inflammatory fibrous hyperplasia (epulis fissuratum) (IFH) and inflammatory papillary hyperplasia (IPH) are oral mucosal diseases caused by ill-fitting denture wearing. A study was carried out on a group of Turkish people consisted of 131 female and 39 male complete denture wearers (n= 170) distributed in two age groups (30-60 and 60-80 years old). The analysis of data collected from patients showed that while the incidence of IFH was higher in women than in men, the incidence of IPH was similar. Read More

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December 2009

Treatment of epulis fissuratum with CO2 laser and prosthetic rehabilitation in patients with vesiculobullous disease.

Photomed Laser Surg 2009 Aug;27(4):675-81

Faculty of Dentistry, Yeditepe University, Istanbul, Turkey.

Objective: The purpose of this article is the clinical presentation of the treatment of epulis fissuratum with CO(2) laser and prosthetic rehabilitation of three patients with vesiculobullous diseases (VBDs).

Background: Oral problems such as blister formation with minimal trauma are usually encountered in the VBDs. With repeated cycles of blistering and healing, oral hygiene is usually compromised, which leads to rapid breakdown of the dentition. Read More

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Case of the month. Epulis fissuratum.

Todays FDA 2008 Jul;20(7):15, 17, 19

University of Florida College of Dentistry, USA.

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Effect of low-intensity laser therapy on mast cell degranulation in human oral mucosa.

Lasers Med Sci 2009 Jan 15;24(1):113-6. Epub 2007 Dec 15.

Department of Oral Pathology, School of Dentistry, Londrina State University, Londrina, Paraná, Brazil.

Little is known about the physiological mechanisms related to low-intensity laser therapy (LILT), particularly in acute inflammation and subsequent wound healing. The objective of this study was to verify the effect of LILT on mast cell degranulation. Epulis fissuratum tissues from eight patients were used. Read More

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January 2009

Case presentation. Denture-induced fibrous hyperplasia (epulis fissuratum).

Miss Dent Assoc J 1993 ;49(3):18-9

University Medical Center School of Dentistry, Jackson, Mississippi, USA.

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