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.
- Tongue Focal Fibrous Hyperplasia, Hyperparakeratosis and Hyperorthokeratosis
Plan / Treatment:
- Excision of Tongue Lesion
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