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CASE REPORT
Epulis fissuratum: consequence of ill-fitting prosthesis
  1. Ravi Prakash Sasankoti Mohan,
  2. Sankalp Verma,
  3. Udita Singh,
  4. Neha Agarwal
  1. Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, Kothiwal Dental College and Research Centre, Moradabad, Uttar Pradesh, India
  1. Correspondence to Ravi Prakash Sasankoti Mohan, sasan_ravi{at}rediffmail.com

Summary

A poorly fitted prosthesis can give rise to a plethora of problems like pain, discomfort in mastication and speech and epulis fissuratum. Epulis fissuratum refers to reactive tissue response to excessive mechanical pressure imparted by the poor fit of prosthesis. In this article, we discuss a case of epulis fissuratum in a 69-year-old male patient.

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