irritation fibroma


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ir·ri·ta·tion fi·bro·ma

a slow-growing nodule on the oral mucosa, composed of fibrous tissue covered by epithelium, resulting from mechanical irritation by dentures, fillings, cheek biting, etc.
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ir·ri·ta·tion fi·bro·ma

(ir'i-tā'shŭn fī-brō'mă)
A slow-growing nodule on the oral mucosa, composed of fibrous tissue covered by epithelium; results from mechanical irritation caused by dentures, fillings, or from other sources, such as cheek biting.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

ir·ri·ta·tion fi·bro·ma

(ir'i-tā'shŭn fī-brō'mă)
Slow-growing nodule on oral mucosa, composed of fibrous tissue covered by epithelium, due to mechanical irritation by dentures, fillings, cheek biting, and other factors.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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Histopathologically, irritation fibroma can appear as an intact or ulcerated stratified squamous epithelium along with shortening and flattening of rete pegs.
Approximately 60% of irritation fibromas occur in the maxilla and they are found more often in the anterior region, with 55-60% presenting in the incisor-cuspid region, rare in posterior region [9], but in our case the fibroma is present in posterior region of mandible.
One retrospective analysis of gingival biopsied lesions revealed that the occurrence of irritation fibromas among the South Indian population was39.1%.6