A Rare Case of Angiofibroma Mimicking Fibrous Epulis in Posterior Gingival Mucosa
Angiofibromas are highly vascular, locally aggressive but histologically benign tumors. A 40-year-old woman complaint of pedunculated mass in the right gingiva of the posterior region since 7 months earlier. Surgical excisional biopsy under general anesthesia was performed. Histopathological examination showed an angiofibroma. Angiofibromas are localized in the superficial soft tissue and the gingiva could have a similar clinical appearance as an epulis. Definitive diagnosis was determined through histopathological analysis.