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FIBROMA

Fibroma 2

FIBROMA DEFINITION

Fibroma is a benign neoplasm of fibrous connective tissue origin. It is characterized by excessive proliferation of fibroblast cells with synthesis of large amount of collagen.

 

FIBROMA CLINICAL FEATURE:

  • Age: Fibromas commonly develop in the third, fourth and fifth decade of life
  • Sex: They are more common among females.

 

FIBROMA CLINICAL PRESENTATION:

  • Clinically fibromas appear as small, well-circumscribe, slow enlarging, nodular growths in the oral cavity
  • These lesions can be either pedunculated or sessile and their surface is usually smooth
  • On palpation these lesions are either soft or firm often consistency

 

FIBROMA HISTOPATHOLOGY:

  • Histologically the neoplasm reveals proliferation of fibroblast cells in large numbers with concomitant production of excessive amoun of collagen
  • The neoplastic fibroblast cells often appears “Spindle-shaped”
  • Thick bundles of collagen fiber are characteristically present throughout the lesion.
  • The Overlying epithelium is thin

 

FIBROMA TREATMENT:

Surgical Excision

Fibroma 1

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