Q&A: What is denture induced fibrous hyperplasia?
Author: Sanketh DS, MDS
INTRODUCTION & PATHOGENESIS
Denture induced fibrous hyperplasia, is a reactive lesion caused due to chronic trauma induced by ill-fitting dentures. This lesion is also called by different names such as epulis fissuratum, denture epulis and denture injury tumor. It has to be remembered that, this lesion is not a true tumor and is only a tumor-like reactive lesion.
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