odontogenic fibroma


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odontogenic fibroma

[ō¦dänt·ə¦jen·ik fī′brō·mə]
(medicine)
A benign tumor originating in the mesenchymal derivatives of the tooth germ.
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Comparison between the peripheral ossifying fibroma and peripheral odontogenic fibroma.
Clinically, peripheral odontogenic fibroma (POF) forms a firm gingival mass that resembles a common fibrous epulis.
Histological examination revealed absence of any atypia or increased mitotic activity excluded malignancy, while the absence of osteoid formation and the prominent collagenization, helped distinguish the lesion from non-ossifying fibroma or odontogenic fibroma.
Central odontogenic fibroma (COF) is an extremely rare (approximately 50 examples in literature, representing approximately 0.