Oral Pathology: Soft Tissue Case #27
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Patient: Infant, either sex.
Parents are concerned about soft tissue enlargements. The lesions were present at birth, have fluctuated in size but have never totally disappeared. The parents think the lesions are nontender and that sucking on the lesions makes them larger.
No abnormalities are identified.
The patient has two erupted teeth. The parents brush their child's teeth once a day.
The lesions consist of a pedunculated, bilobed soft tissue enlargement of the right mandibular mucolabial fold and a smaller, unilobed enlargement of the left mandibular mucolabial fold. The lesions are compressible, nontender and have a smooth surface.
|Mandibular Mucolabial Fold||Close-up, Mandibular Mucolabial Fold|
|Close-up of Right Lesions||Close-up of Left Lesions|
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Soft Tissue Enlargements
Salivary extravasation phenomenon