World Journal of Medical and Surgical Case Reports Volume No 6

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Lipoma Tongue - A Rare Site for Common Tumor

Sasikumar Pattabi, P Sureshbabu, Ramesh Sundarrajan and Satish Reddy
World Journal of Medical and Surgical Case Reports 2013, 2:15

Abstract

Although lipomas are among the most common mesenchymal neoplasms, only 1-4% affects the oral cavity. Lipoma of the tongue represents about 0.3% of all benign lesions of the oral cavity [1, 2]. These soft tissue tumors of adipose tissue origin may not derive our attention as such but the site of its presence paves way for driving our attention. Lipoma of tongue is a rare site for a common tumor. Herewith, such a case is presented for its rarity of site.




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