Document Type: Case Reports

Authors

1 Dept. of Oral Medicine, Scool of Dentistry, Mazandaran University of Medical Sciences, Sari, Iran

2 Cellular and Molecular Biology research Center, Babol University of Medical Sciences, Babol, Iran

3 Dept. of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, School of Dentistry, Babol University of Medical Sciences, Babol, Iran

4 Dept. of Oral, Medicine Babol University of Medical Sciences, Babol , Iran

5 Dept. of Pathology, Babol University of Medical Sciences, Babol , Iran

Abstract

Lipomais a most common benign neoplasm of mature adipose tissue in trunk and extremities. The oral cavity rarely affected by this neoplasm(1-4%) and more occurs in buccal mucosa. Floor of the mouth is rarely affected. Usually its size is less than 3 cm. The present report shows an unusual case of large lipoma (5.5 cm in greatest dimension) in the floor of the mouth of a 68- year- old male and review of the literature.

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