Torus palatinus

Case contributed by Dr Henry Knipe


Oral cavity mass for work-up.

Patient Data

Age: 60
Gender: Female

Arising in the midline from the inferior aspect of the hard palate is a 5 x 9 x 14 mm bony protuberance. No bony destruction or appreciable soft tissue mass.

Case Discussion

Torus palatinus (maxillary tori) are benign anatomical variants, which are typically asymptomatic. 

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Case information

rID: 44755
Case created: 3rd May 2016
Last edited: 4th May 2016
System: Head & Neck
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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