Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology| Volume 93, ISSUE 2, P171-173, February 2002

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Spindle cell lipoma of the alveolar mucosa: A case report


      Spindle cell lipoma of the oral cavity is extremely rare. We report a case occurring on the alveolar mucosa, an oral site that has not been previously reported. A short review of the literature is also presented. The importance of distinguishing this benign lesion from a sarcoma is highlighted. The lesion was excised, and no recurrence has been reported after 2 years. (Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 2002;93:171-3)
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