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.
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