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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Received Jan 2; Accepted Jul 7. Author information Article notes Copyright and License information Disclaimer. After complete healing of the lesion, the patient was referred to the prosthodontics department for fabrication of new dentures. Support Center Support Center. Introduction A poorly fitted prosthesis can give arise to a plethora of problems, notably Epulis fissuratum, residual ridge resorption, ulceration of the soft tissue, etc.

Liquid nitrogen cryosurgery hence can be used effectively in debilitated geriatric patients as it has adalxh boon of achieving excellent haemostasis, good healing with minimal postoperative oedema and pain, maintaining an aseptic environment.

Periodontium gingivaperiodontal ligamentcementumalveolus — Gums and tooth-supporting structures Cementicle Cementoblastoma Gigantiform Cementoma Eruption cyst Epulis Pyogenic granuloma Congenital epulis Gingival enlargement Adxlah cyst of the adult Gingival cyst of the newborn Gingivitis Desquamative Granulomatous Plasma cell Hereditary gingival fibromatosis Hypercementosis Hypocementosis Linear gingival erythema Necrotizing periodontal diseases Acute necrotizing ulcerative gingivitis Pericoronitis Peri-implantitis Periodontal abscess Periodontal trauma Periodontitis Aggressive As a manifestation of systemic disease Chronic Perio-endo lesion Teething.

A retrospective study of cases. Besides these patients also have a predilection for myocardial infarction, stroke, etc.

Epulis fissuratum

Laser therapy fissruatum cryotherapy of lentigines: The postoperative period was uneventful and healing was satisfactory Fig. Removal of epulis fissuratum associated to vestibuloplasty with carbondioxide laser.


Oper tech Otolaryngol- Head Neck Surg. Studies have shown that the sharp edges of teeth or the ragged edges of ill fitting dentures have potential to cause oral carcinoma [ 2 ]. Some of the lasers used fisuratum dentistry for this purpose is CO 2 laser, Er: Conclusion Dentists are treating increased number of elderly patients who have one or more significant comorbidities, which may complicate treatment planning and reduce ability to carry out post treatment monitoring.

Simple cryosurgical treatment for oral lesions. In this article, we discuss a case of epulis fussuratum in a year-old male patient.

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

Teeth pulpdentinenamel. Adenosquamous carcinoma Basaloid squamous carcinoma Mucosal melanoma Fisuratum cell carcinoma Squamous cell carcinoma Verrucous carcinoma Oral florid papillomatosis Oral melanosis Smoker’s melanosis Pemphigoid Benign mucous membrane Pemphigus Plasmoacanthoma Stomatitis Aphthous Denture-related Herpetic Smokeless tobacco keratosis Submucous fibrosis Ulceration Riga—Fede disease Verruca vulgaris Verruciform xanthoma White sponge nevus.

The procedure was carried out in 3 sittings at 1 week, 2 week and 3 weeks. Temporomandibular jointsmuscles of mastication and fissurayum — Jaw joints, chewing muscles and bite abnormalities Bruxism Condylar resorption Mandibular dislocation Malocclusion Crossbite Open bite Overbite Overeruption Overjet Prognathia Retrognathia Scissor bite Maxillary hypoplasia Temporomandibular joint dysfunction.

Fabrication of new denture should be carried out. National Center for Biotechnology InformationU. On palpation, all the inspectory findings were confirmed and the lesion was soft in consistency and smooth in texture. It is used in a number of fissiratum and oral procedures because of its obvious advantage of excellent haemorrhage control and postoperative healing.

Polypoid epulis fissuratum on the soft palate Click here to view. The advantages of cryosurgery over the conventional method makes fissurarum 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.


Author information Copyright and License information Disclaimer. Then, the lesion was excised surgically. Treatment of Epulis fissuratum can be of two types: Denture-induced extensive fibrous inflammatory hyperplasia epulis fissuratum.

The role of lasers in ambulatory oral maxillofacial surgery. A population-based case-control study in Southern Sweden. Background Epulis fissuratum, reactive fibrous hyperplasia or denture-induced fibrous hyperplasias are the various names attributed to reactive tissue response to chronic irritation and trauma caused by a badly fitted prosthesis.

Epulis fissuratum: consequence of ill-fitting prosthesis

The advent of various new surgical modalities has made their management much easier. The presence of epulis in patients without denture may be diagnostic of Crohn’s disease. Periapical, mandibular and maxillary hard tissues — Bones of jaws.

Rarely, epklis biopsy may be indicated to rule out neoplasiae. It is considered an overgrowth of intraoral tissue resulting adalxh chronic irritation [ 1 ]. Removal of epulis fissuratum associated to vestibuloplasty with carbon dioxide laser.

This article has been cited by 1 Peripheral Exophytic Oral Lesions: Peripheral Exophytic Oral Lesions: This article has been cited by other articles in PMC. Liquid nitrogen cryotherapy of common warts: In cases of fibrous growth, excision of the lesion becomes necessary. Low temperatures have been shown to be capable of blocking neural transmission.