Clinicopathologic Conference| Volume 134, ISSUE 2, P124-127, August 2022

A submucous yellow nodule of the fornix

Published:December 24, 2021DOI:
      A 47-year-old white female patient was referred to the outpatient Oral Medicine Clinic of the São Paulo State University (UNESP), School of Dentistry, Araçatuba, due to a nodular lesion in the lower lip mucosa with 10-year evolution. On anamnesis, the patient denied harmful habits and previous trauma or infection in the region of the lesion. Extraoral examination showed no abnormalities. Intraoral examination revealed a painless submucosal yellow rounded nodule measuring approximately 1 × 1 cm with A smooth surface and fibrous consistency in the midline of the lower fornix region (Figure 1).
      Fig 1
      Fig. 1Painless submucosal yellow nodule, measuring approximately 1 × 1 cm, rounded, with smooth surface and fibroelastic consistency in the fornix region lower midline.
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