Epulis Fissuratum

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Epulis fissuratum Epulis fissuratum, also known as inflammatory fibrous hyperplasia. Multiple soft tissue enlargements with a prominent fissure into which the denture flange fits.
Epulis fissuratum Epulis fissuratum (inflammatory fibrous hyperplasia). Photomicrograph demonstrating fibrous hyperplasia with a prominent fold or fissure.
Epulis fissuratum EEpulis fissuratum (inflammatory fibrous hyperplasia). Note the dense collagenous connective tissue.
Epulis fissuratum Epulis fissuratum. A lobulated soft tissue enlargement is present in the maxillary left mucolabial fold. The flange of the denture would fit between the rolls of tissue.