inflammatory fibrous hyperplasia

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in·flam·ma·to·ry fi·brous hy·per·pla·si·a

overgrowth of tissue in the mucobuccal or labial fold, induced by chronic trauma from ill-fitting dentures.
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Epulis fissuratum in this case which greatly hindered the patient's comfort and phonetics was to be treated at the earliest to improve the patient's quality of life.
Treatment of epulis fissuratum with carbon dioxide laser.
There is an exception that the lesions associated with the periphery of ill-fitting dentures (epulis fissuratum) get divided by the edge of the denture.15