Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Case of the Month

June, 2001


The patient is a 50 y.o.male who presented to our office complaining of a growth on his tongue that had been present for 3 years. He reported a habit of biting on the tip of his tongue.


Medical history revealed the patient to be a 1 pack per day smoker. Oral examination revealed the patient to have an edentulous maxilla, mobile tooth # 20, mandibular alveolar bone loss, gingival recession, and a exophytic ovoid mass 8 mm x 6 mm on the tip of the tongue.


  1. Tongue Focal Fibrous Hyperplasia, Hyperparakeratosis and Hyperorthokeratosis
  2. Periodontitis

Plan / Treatment:

Patient treated by:
  • Dr. Steven R. Tucker Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

 Steven R. Tucker DMD, PSC
 Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
 909 Scherm Road
 Owensboro, KY 42301
 phone: 1-270-926-4107
 fax: 1-270-926-4166
 url: www.srt-psc.com


Last Modified :June 1, 2001

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