Torus palatinus

Case contributed by Dr Chris O'Donnell

Presentation

Noticed hard lump in central roof of mouth for the last few days

Patient Data

Age: 56
Gender: Female
Modality: CT

Typical appearance of hyperostosis in the midline hard palate either side of the suture. It is of no significance apart from patient concern (usually about cancer) and occasional denture rubbing leading to ulceration.  It is the palatine version of torus mandibularis.

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Case Information

rID: 16840
Case created: 24th Feb 2012
Last edited: 22nd Sep 2015
System: Head & Neck
Inclusion in quiz mode: Excluded

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