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Benign Oral Growth (Fibroepithelial Polyp)

Benign Oral Growth (Fibroepithelial Polyp)
Benign Oral Growth (Fibroepithelial Polyp)

This photo shows a benign (non-cancerous) growth on the tongue's mucous membrane. The polyp, also called an acrochordon, consists of fibrous tissue surrounded by a layer of epithelial cells.

DR P. MARAZZI/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

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