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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fsisuratum The lesion is usually painless. Squamous cell papilloma Keratoacanthoma Malignant: Benefits of the use of the CO2 laser in orthodontics. Hyperplastic lesions of the gingiva and alveolar mucosa. Print Send to a friend Export reference Mendeley Statistics. Out of which, Epulis fissuratum is considered essentially to be treated due to its masticatory hindrances.

Epulis fissuratum: consequence of ill-fitting prosthesis

Support Center Support Center. In the s, oral surgeons began using carbon dioxide lasers for soft tissue procedures, and in the first laser specifically designed for use in dentistry was introduced.


The cause is usually pressure from the flange of a denture which causes chronic irritation and a hyperplastic response in the soft tissues. The effects of the carbon dioxide surgical laser on oral tissues. J Calif Dent Assoc. Fissurxtum of hyperplastic lesions of the oral cavity. This article has been cited by other articles in PMC.

This item has received. Si continua navegando, consideramos que acepta su uso. Colour Atlas of Oral Diseases. The appearance of an epulis fissuratum microscopically is an fissurafum of cells from the fibrous connective tissue. Treatment includes immediate eepulis of the ill-fitting prosthesis followed by topical application of antifungal agents and paste containing anaesthetics fissugatum local analgesics. Treatment Withdrawal of the denture and topical application of analgesic gel over the affected site.

She reported a gingival enlargement with 12 months of evolution with oral discomfort using booth prostheses. It also provides good healing with minimal postoperative oedema and pain. After complete healing of the lesion, the patient was referred to the prosthodontics department for fabrication of new dentures.

Chronic trauma to the oral mucosa is considered a risk factor for the development of oral carcinoma. Outcome and follow-up After complete healing of the lesion, the patient was referred to the prosthodontics department for fabrication of new dentures. After 3 weeks, wound healing was completed uneventfully Figs.


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Preprosthetic surgery of the edentulous maxilla: Dental management of patients using antithrombotic drugs: Rev Belge Med Dent, 64pp. On examining the denture, a suction device as epulsi by arrow in figure 1 B was acrylised on the tissue surface of the maxillary denture.

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

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An extensive denture-induced hyperplasia of maxilla. Most of epulis fissuratum occur in the anterior region of the upper or lower jaws. Studies have showed the increased presence of platelets in vessels treated with cryosurgery [ 24 ], denoting its role in haemorrhage control.

New aspects of lasers in oral and craniomaxillofacial surgery. The CO2 laser emits energy with a

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