Objective: About 20% of lipomas are seen in the head and neck region among which oral lipomas constitute only 1-4%.Our aim was to investigate oral lipomas from two institutes in Turkey.
Study design: Pathology material including reports and slides between 2007 and 2014 were retrieved.
Results: Eight cases of oral lipomas were detected emphasizing this rare entity.
Conclusion: Lipoma is one of the benign mesenchymal tumors which rarely occur in the oral mucosa. Intraoral lipoma should be kept in mind in the differential diagnosis of intraoral lesions.
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