International Journal of Advanced Research and Development

International Journal of Advanced Research and Development


International Journal of Advanced Research and Development
International Journal of Advanced Research and Development
Vol. 4, Issue 1 (2019)

Oral squamous papilloma: A case report and review of literature


Dr. Ashok Patil, Dr. Suyog Tupsakhare, Dr. Sachin Kandalkar, Dr. Mahendra Patait, Dr. Pooja Kulkarni

Oral squamous papilloma (OSP) is a benign proliferation of the stratified squamous epithelium, resulting in a papillary or verrucous exophytic growth. It is the common lesion of the oral mucosa with a predilection for the mucosa of the hard and soft palate. These lesions are neither transmissible nor threatening. It is related to Human Papilloma virus (HPV) types 16,18,6 and 11 (HPV 16, HPV 18 HPV 6 and HPV 11) which contain double stranded DNA, even though the controversy regarding its pathogenesis still exists. It is important to diagnose it correctly as it may mimic malignant lesions. We present a case of oral squamous papilloma along with a review of literature.
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How to cite this article:
Dr. Ashok Patil, Dr. Suyog Tupsakhare, Dr. Sachin Kandalkar, Dr. Mahendra Patait, Dr. Pooja Kulkarni. Oral squamous papilloma: A case report and review of literature. International Journal of Advanced Research and Development, Volume 4, Issue 1, 2019, Pages 120-123
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