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Journal of Oral Medicine, Oral Surgery, Oral Pathology and Oral Radiology


AN UNUSUAL CLINICAL PRESENTATION OF MULTIFOCAL PERIPHERAL CEMENTO-OSSIFYING FIBROMA – A CASE REPORT


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Author Details : Jamin Joseph P, T.N Uma Maheshwari

Volume : 1, Issue : 2, Year : 2015

Article Page : 99-102


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Abstract

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.

Keywords: Peripheral ossifying fibroma, gingival growth, Excisional biopsy.

How to cite : Jamin Joseph P, Maheshwari T U, AN UNUSUAL CLINICAL PRESENTATION OF MULTIFOCAL PERIPHERAL CEMENTO-OSSIFYING FIBROMA – A CASE REPORT. J Oral Med Oral Surg Oral Pathol Oral Radiol 2015;1(2):99-102

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