AN UNUSUAL CLINICAL PRESENTATION OF MULTIFOCAL PERIPHERAL CEMENTO-OSSIFYING FIBROMA ? A CASE REPORTJournal: Journal of Oral Medicine, Oral Surgery, Oral Pathology and Oral Radiology (Vol.1, No. 2)
Publication Date: 2015-06-01
Authors : Jamin Joseph P; T.N Uma Maheshwari;
Page : 99-102
Keywords : Peripheral ossifying fibroma; gingival growth; Excisional biopsy.;
Peripheral cemento-ossifying fibroma is a gingival growth of reactive nature thought to originate from periodontal ligament. It is commonly seen in maxillary arch and has a predilection for females. The pathogenesis of this tumor is unclear, though trauma local irritation such as calculus, masticatory forces, faulty restorations could arise this lesion. This article presents a unique case of multifocal peripheral cemento - ossifying fibroma in a 42 year old female involving both maxillary and mandible arch. The lesion was asymptomatic, slow-growing, sessile and normal mucosal color. An excisional biopsy has performed for the lesion and was diagnosed with peripheral cemento-ossifying fibroma after histological investigation.
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