Japanese Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Online ISSN : 2186-1579
Print ISSN : 0021-5163
ISSN-L : 0021-5163
Three cases of lipoma
Yasuo KINOSHITAToshiya NAKANOYouji TOMIDA
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Keywords: lipoma, cheek, tongue
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1985 Volume 31 Issue 9 Pages 2163-2168

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Lipomas are generally found on the limbs and trunk where adipose tissue is present; however, in the maxillofacial region lipomas are rare.
Three cases of maxillofacial region lipomas which occured extensively from the right temple to the right cheek of a 75 year-old woman, in the left side of the tongue apex of a 54 year-old woman and in the right cheek of a 32 year-old man were reported.
Thc first case was a giant tumor measuring 5×5×16cm and wcightcd 105g.

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