Diseases in the soft tissues of the mouth
Epulis, also known as pyogenic granuloma is a benign disease of the gum producing nodes, resulting from poor oral hygiene or hormonal changes, which can become quite large over time.
A lingual fibroid is a benign condition, which can occur in the mucosa of the tongue due to chronic irritation.
Fibroma in oral mucosa
These lesions frequently appear due to chronic bites. Because of flaccid tissue, or poorly designed / adjusted prostheses.
Central Giant Cell Granuloma
Benign pathology associated with the bone and soft tissues.
Benign blood vessel (vascular) malformation.
Hemangioma of the lip is a pathology of vascular origin as well.
Hematoma (swelling of clotted blood vessels) vs Hemangioma
Intra-oral herpes associated with immunodeficiency (lowered immune defense). It can also be associated with herpangina or mouth blisters.
Benign Papillary Hyperplasia
Pemphigoid lesions on the tongue
Pemphigus, or water blisters/ lesions, resulting from any degenerative autoimmune disease, which affects the collagen in soft tissue synthesis.
Leukoplakia caused by mismatched prosthesis
There are differential diagnoses in this lesion, such as flat fluid, candidiasis and rhomboidal glossitis
Proliferative Verrucous Leukoplakia
A condition associated with irritational factors as well as with vitamin deficiencies.
PPapilloma within the soft palate and papilloma on the tongue
Cauliflower-shaped lesions associated with the human papilloma virus (HPV)