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

Hence ill fitting dentures and its sequalae should not be overlooked. It was surrounded by erythema and was the cause of discomfort for the patient due to excessive and continuous mechanical pressure imparted by faulty maxillary denture.

Although rare, epulis fissuratum can happen along the posterior portion of the upper denture and should be considered in intraoral examination. The treatment of epulis fissuratum of the oral cavity by CO2 laser surgery. Open in a separate window. How to cite this URL: Hence all these properties of cryosurgery make it a best suited technique in treating geriatric patients. Epluis, Yen ChK, L. An extensive denture-induced hyperplasia of maxilla.

Liquid nitrogen cryotherapy of common warts: Clinical aspect 3 weeks after surgery. A population-based case-control study in Southern Sweden. In oral surgical procedures it has been implemented in the management of aggressive primary jaw lesions [ 2021 ] and minor soft tissue surgeries [ 2223 ]. Excision of epulis fissuratum with CO2 laser. Support Center Support Center. Bednar’s aphthae Cleft palate High-arched palate Palatal cysts of the newborn Inflammatory papillary hyperplasia Stomatitis nicotina Torus palatinus.

Se continuar a navegar, consideramos que aceita o seu uso. Laser therapy versus cryotherapy of lentigines: Abstract The aim of this report is to present a case showing the treatment of Epulis fissuratum in relation to an ill fitting denture, in a debilitated geriatric patient with a novel technique using liquid nitrogen cryosurgery. SNIP measures contextual citation impact by wighting citations based on the total number of citations in a subject field.


Chronic trauma to the oral mucosa is considered a risk factor for the development of oral carcinoma. Managing the medically compromised geriatric patient. Liquid nitrogen cryosurgery hence can be used effectively in debilitated geriatric patients as it has the boon of achieving excellent haemostasis, good healing with minimal postoperative oedema and pain, maintaining an aseptic environment.

Withdrawal of the denture and topical application of analgesic gel over the affected site.

Epulis fissuratum: consequence of ill-fitting prosthesis

It has the boon of achieving excellent haemostasis, without direct contact with tissue while maintaining an aseptic environment. One of the main advantages over convencional surgeries is an excellent haemostasis.

In last ifssuratum, some guidelines of fissratum management of patients using anti-thrombotic drugs recommended to not routinely discontinue anti-platelet and anti-coagulation medication before dental surgery. Fabrication of new denture should be carried out. Scopus See more Follow us: It is considered as an overgrowth of intraoral tissues resulting from chronic irritation. This allows the maintenance of an adequate sulcus depth important for achieving a correct peripheral seal for dental prosthesis retention and stability, preventing further recurrences [ 1314 ].

The CO2 laser effectively removed both lesion and kept bleeding under control during the surgical procedure e postoperative period. Lasers Med Sci, 14pp. In this article, we discuss a case of epulis fissuratum in a year-old male patient.

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American Prosthodontic Society The glossary of prosthodontic terms. Many studies have shown that the carbon dioxide lasers have more promising results than the scalpel [ 67 ].

The effects of the carbon dioxide surgical laser on oral tissues. Removal of epulis fissuratum associated to vestibuloplasty with carbon dioxide laser. Under a Creative Commons license. Removal of benign oral tumors and tumor-like lesions by CO 2 laser application.

The patient was seen a month and 1 year after treatment lying free of recurrence.

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Epulis fissuratum associated with an ill fitting denture greatly hinders mastication and produces discomfort and pain to the patient.

Prosthetic rehabilitation and function were achieved with the fabrication of new upper and lower dentures. Treatment is by simple surgical removal of the lesion, and also by adjustment of the denture or provision of a new denture.

These lesions were excised with CO2 laser. Temporomandibular jointsmuscles of mastication and malocclusions — Jaw fissurztum, chewing muscles and bite abnormalities Bruxism Condylar resorption Mandibular dislocation Malocclusion Crossbite Open bite Overbite Overeruption Overjet Prognathia Retrognathia Scissor bite Maxillary hypoplasia Temporomandibular joint dysfunction.

July – September Pages Liquid nitrogen cryosurgery and immediate bone grafting flssuratum the management of aggressive primary jaw lesions.