口角部に発生した血管平滑筋腫の1例 [in Japanese] A case of angioleiomyoma of the labial commissure [in Japanese]
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Angioleiomyoma is a benign tumor of smooth muscle originating in blood vessels. It is usually located in the lower extremities of middle-aged women and rarely occurs in the oral cavity. We report a case of angioleiomyoma developing at the mouth angle.<BR>A 71-year-old man noticed a painless tumor at the right angle of the mouth. The tumor was thumb-head size, with a sharp border and elastic hardness. The clinical diagnosis was a benign tumor of the mouth angle. The tumor was surgically resected with the patient under local anesthesia. The resected tumor was solid, white-yellow, and measured 15×10×10mm.<BR>Histopathologic examination showed angioleiomyoma, solid type.
- Journal of Oral Surgery Society of Japan
Journal of Oral Surgery Society of Japan 53(3), 165-168, 2007-03-20
Japanese Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons