The Open Dentistry Journal

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Sialolipoma of the Lower Lip: Case Report and Literature Review

Nada O Binmadi1, *, Risa Chaisuparat2, Bernard A Levy3, Nikolaos G Nikitakis4
1 Department of Oral, Basic, and Clinical Sciences, King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
2 Department of Oral Pathology, Faculty of Dentistry, Chulalongkorn University
3 Director of Global Operations, Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology, Department of Oncology and Diagnostic Sciences, Dental School, University of Maryland, Baltimore
4 Department of Oral Pathology and Medicine, Dental School, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens


Sialolipoma is a relatively rare and fairly recently described as a variant of lipoma with salivary elements. Any site within the oral and maxillofacial region may be involved with the parotid gland being the most common location. Herein, we present a case of silaolipoma in lower lip. The clinical and histological features and differential diagnosis are discussed.

Keywords:: Lipoma, Salivary gland, Oral cavity.

Article Information

Identifiers and Pagination:

Year: 2012
Volume: 6
First Page: 208
Last Page: 211
Publisher Id: TODENTJ-6-208
DOI: 10.2174/1874210601206010208

Article History:

Received Date: 16/8/2012
Revision Received Date: 17/9/2012
Acceptance Date: 30/10/2012
Electronic publication date: 28/12/2012
Collection year: 2012

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