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Intramuscular (infiltrating) Lipoma

By P Sridhar Reddy, Ananth Naag and Bina Kashyap


Intraoral lipomas are benign and relatively rare tumors, although they occur with higher frequencies in other areas, most especially the back, abdomen and shoulders of adults. They have no gender predilection and predominantly affect the buccal mucosa. This paper describes a case of intramuscular (infiltrating) lipoma on the buccal mucosa of a 60-year old male which is relatively rare when compared to simple lipoma of buccal mucosa, and review pertinent literature

Topics: Online Journal of Health and Allied Sciences
Publisher: BS Kakkilaya
Year: 2011
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