Abstract. – The fibrous hyperplasia of the palate (fibroma) is a benign tumor which has its origin in the soft tissue and whose frequency is estimated to be 1.2% on adult subjects. Rarely the size exceeds the cm, but in these cases a complaint of increasing difficulty of mastication and swallowing appears. We describe the case of a young white woman affected with two peculiar symmetric lesions of the secondary hard palate, that could be the consequence of an abnormal answer to a chronic inflammatory stimulation.
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S. Di Lorenzo, A. Milia, B. Corradino, A. Cordova
Uncommon case of symmetrical fibrous hyperplasia of the hard palate
Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci
Vol. 14 - N. 2