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Oral Tumour

Oral tumour is the irregular growth or mutation of hard or soft oral tissues in the mouth. It mostly occurs in elderly person. Oral tumour can be classified as benign or malignant tumours. Malignant tumour is commonly known as oral cancer, which can spread to other parts of the body and can be fatal. Therefore, if there is any uncommon manifestation appearing in the oral tissue, consult your doctor or dentist immediately for a detailed examination and seek appropriate treatment.

Photograph showing an oral tumor at the back of upper jaw

Causes

Up to date, we are still unsure of the causes of oral tumour but it is closely related to the following factors:

Symptoms

Treatment

Prevention

Last revision date: 18 January 2012