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International Journal of Dental Sciences and Research. 2014, 2(6B), 17-18
DOI: 10.12691/ijdsr-2-6B-5
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Oral Squamous Papilloma of the Palate- A Case Report

Saraswathi Naik1 and Madhumati Nidoni2

1Bapuji Dental College and Hospital, Davengere, Karnataka

2Sjm Dental College and Hospital, Chitradurga

Pub. Date: December 18, 2014
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Pediatric and Preventive Dentistry)

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Saraswathi Naik and Madhumati Nidoni. Oral Squamous Papilloma of the Palate- A Case Report. International Journal of Dental Sciences and Research. 2014; 2(6B):17-18. doi: 10.12691/ijdsr-2-6B-5


Oral squamous Papillomas appear as pedunculated or sessile, white or normal colored cauliflowerlike projections that arise from the mucosal surface. The most common site is the palateuvula area followed by tongue and lips. The etiology remains unknown. Conservative surgical excision is the treatment of choice with rare recurrence. There is no evidence that papillomas are premalignant.

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