A fatty tissue lesion of the floor of the mouth mimicking an odontogenic lesion

Akarslan Z. , Akar V., Gultekin S. E. , Erten H.

DENTOMAXILLOFACIAL RADIOLOGY, cilt.37, sa.8, ss.470-472, 2008 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Yayın Türü: Makale / Tam Makale
  • Cilt numarası: 37 Konu: 8
  • Basım Tarihi: 2008
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1259/dmfr/46855302
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.470-472


The floor of the mouth is a rare location for fatty tissue lesions. These lesions could cause resorption of the adjacent bone and lead to a radiolucent appearance on radiographs. In this case report, a non-capsulated lesion composed of mature adipose tissue located on the floor Of the Mouth causing a well-circumscribed oval radiolucent lesion close to the roots of the molar teeth due to resorption of mandible in a 33-year-old woman is reported.