SIALOLITHIASIS OF LOWER LIP – HISTOPATHOLOGICAL INTERPRETATION

Authors

  • Manas Bajpai Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology, NIMS Dental College, Jaipur, Rajasthan-India
  • Nilesh Pardhe Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology, NIMS Dental College, Jaipur, Rajasthan-India

Abstract

A 38 year old male presented to the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology for the evaluation of a swelling of the lower lip from 2 years.  Initially it was asymptomatic, but few days back the lesion was bitten by the patient accidentally during normal mastication, resulted in a mild pain. Intra oral examination revealed a   2 × 2 cm, firm, movable, well defined, nodular swelling. The color of the overlying mucosa was red and a rough keratotic papillary surface was noted at one place

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Published

2017-07-11