Lipoma in gingivo-buccal sulcus: a rare case report

Pradeep Rajbhandari, Roshani Shrestha


Lipoma is a benign mesenchymal tumour which is composed of mature adipocytes. This is one of the most common benign neoplasms of the body. However, lipoma is uncommon in oral cavity. The etiology and pathoge­nesis of lipomas are not clear. Our case report presents a 26 year old male presenting with swelling in the right gingivo-buccal sulcus. Complete excision of the mass was done and sent for histopathological examination and histological features were suggestive of lipoma.


Gingivo-buccal sulcus, Lipoma, Oral cavity

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