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Key Steps to Optimize Management of Epulis Fissuratum induced by a Total Denture: A Case. Report. Jihane Slaoui Hasnaoui1*, Zineb Stri2. Introduction: Epulis fissuratum is a tumor-like hyperplasia developing in association with an ill-fitting denture. Case Report: We report a. Epulis fissuratum is a pseudotumor growth located over the soft tissues of the vestibular sulcus caused by chronic irritation from poorly adapted prostheses.

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The excessive tissue is composed of cellular, inflamed fibrous connective tissue. He underwent angioplasty for the same and was placed under Aspirin from then.

The patient was seen in 1 month and one epilis after and was free of recurrence. She had arterial hypertension, congestive heart failure, osteoporosis, diabetes mellitus type II. A recent study has shown that the liquid nitrogen cryosurgery has results equal to that of the carbon dioxide laser in terms of haemorrhage control and postoperative healing [ 715 ].

She was using upper and lower complete prostheses both badly adapted.

Epulis fissuratum: consequence of ill-fitting prosthesis

Oral and maxillofacial medicine: The potential benefit of the treatment and overall prognosis are also important factors that we need to assess and reconcile in shaping treatment strategies. No associated ulcerations were present at the time of examination. No suturing was used and the wound was allowed to repair by second intention. Cryosurgical treatment of hemangiomas of the lip.


Epulis fissuratum

Clinically, it presents as a raised sessile lesion in the form of folds with a smooth surface with normal or erythematous overlying mucosa. Lasers Med Sci, 23pp. Clinical presentation of a upper epulis fissuratum without protheses. However it is quite time consuming.

The use of the CO 2 laser in oral and maxillofacial surgery. SJR uses a similar algorithm fissurwtum the Google page rank; it provides a quantitative and qualitative measure of the journal’s impact. The liquid nitrogen cryosurgery can be used effectively in its management, due to its excellent haemorrhage control and postoperative healing.

A clinical study of a Turkish population group. The Management of a debilitated geriatric patient can be an enigma to fissuartum Dentist.

Operatory product of maxillary epulis excision. None, Conflict of Interest: Continuing navigation will be considered as acceptance of this use. Polypoid epulis fissuratum on the soft palate Click here to view.

Three weeks after surgery, both areas were completely reepithelizaded.

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

Many studies have shown that the carbon dioxide lasers have more promising results than the scalpel [ 67 ]. He also gave a history of Hypertension present for 8 years and under Losartan for the same. Liquid nitrogen cryosurgery hence can be used effectively in debilitated geriatric patients as it has the boon of achieving excellent haemostasis, good healing with minimal postoperative oedema and pain, maintaining an aseptic environment.


Oper tech Otolaryngol- Head Neck Surg. After 3 weeks, wound healing was completed uneventfully Figs. J Oral Maxillofac Surg. Treatment of epulis fissuratum with CO 2 laser and prosthetic rehabilitation in patients with vesiculobullous disease. Another advantage is that cryosurgery is a painless procedure because of the immediate blockage of the nerve transmission in that area.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. This novel technique can be effectively used by dentists in the treatment of Epulis fissuratum besides it can also be used in treatment of other oral soft tissue pathologies achieving a plethora of benefits. Se continuar a navegar, consideramos que aceita o seu uso. Chronic trauma to oral mucosa may predispose the patient to carcinoma. Report of a case in a very rare location. Dentures must be readjusted and placed as soon as possible.

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. Electro cauterisation was also used to remove Epulis fissuratum with advantages of haemorrhage control and postoperative healing.