Journal of Maxillofacial and Oral Surgery

, Volume 8, Issue 4, pp 394–397 | Cite as

Lipomas of oral cavity: case reports with review of literature

  • SV Kumaraswamy
  • Nanjappa Madan
  • R KeerthiEmail author
  • Singh Shakti
Case Report


Lipomas represent about 1 to 5% of all neoplasms of the oral cavity. Although relatively common, few large series of intraoral lipomas and its variants are seen in the literature. Therefore, the author presents the four cases of intra-oral lipoma with one case of histological variant of lipoma, the fibrolipoma. All lesions were removed surgically with the intra-oral approach and none showed recurrence.


Benign tumor Lipoma Fibrolipoma 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • SV Kumaraswamy
    • 1
  • Nanjappa Madan
    • 1
  • R Keerthi
    • 1
    • 2
    Email author
  • Singh Shakti
    • 1
  1. 1.Dept. of Oral and Maxillofacial SurgeryV.S. Dental CollegeBangaloreIndia
  2. 2.Dept. of Oral & Maxillofacial SurgeryV.S. Dental College & HospitalBangaloreIndia

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