Oral irritated fibroma
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|Other names: Oral fibroma, traumatic fibroma, focal fibrous hyperplasia|
|Symptoms||Small bump in the mouth|
|Causes||Chronic irritation; cheek or lip biting, rubbing from a rough tooth or denture|
An oral irritated fibroma is a type of angiofibroma that presents as a small |bump in the mouth. It tends to be firm, smooth, and dome-shaped or pedunculated typically on the inside of a cheek. It is usually the same color as the rest of the mouth lining, and may be ulcerated or rough and scaly.
It is thought to be due to chronic irritation such as cheek or lip biting, or rubbing from a rough tooth or denture.
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 "Oral irritated fibroma | DermNet NZ". dermnetnz.org. Archived from the original on 4 September 2022. Retrieved 27 April 2023.
- ↑ Molly Housley Smith, D.M.D. "Oral cavity & oropharynx - Soft tissue tumors & proliferations - Irritation fibroma". pathology Outlines. Topic Completed: 26 October 2020. Minor changes: 26 October 2020