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ossify

[′äs·ə‚fī]
(physiology)
To form or turn into bone.
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4) On the basis of histopathological criteria, two variants of ossifying fibroma were reported (TrJOF and PJOF), which has distinct predilection for specific age groups (TrJOF: 8.
Based on the horse's medical history, physical evaluation, and radiographic findings, the tentative diagnosis was a benign mandibular neoplasia as an ossifying fibroma, while osteoma and fibrous dysplasia were considered as the differential diagnoses.
In differential diagnosis, ossifying fibroma and fibrous dysplasia should be considered (1).
Ossifying fibromyxoid tumors occur in adults of all ages, mostly in middle-aged individuals, and are slightly more common in men within an age range of 14 to 83 years, with median age approximately 50 years.
Benign fibro-osseous lesions: Ossifying fibroma, cementifying fibroma and cemento-ossifying fibroma
The calcified areas resembled cementum-like and bone-like ossifying areas (Figure 5).
The purpose of this study was to establish frequency and distribution of different biopsied oral soft tissue lesions which included irritational fibroma, epulis fissuratum, ossifying fibroma, pyogenic granuloma and peripheral giant cell granuloma at Government Dental College and Hospital, Srinagar, Kashmir, India.
Moreover, it has been reported that Hoffa's disease may be associated with the development of ossifying chondroma (5).
Ossifying fibroma and cemento-ossifying fibroma represent two extremes of the same disease process since histologically both contain bone and cementum.
Juvenile ossifying fibroma is a benign osseous neoplasm that most commonly presents in the pediatric population at less than 15 years of age.
The differential diagnosis of fibrous dysplasia precludes malignant sarcoma, metastatic osteoblastic lesions and benign lesions like Ossifying fibroma, Pagets disease, aneurysmal bone cyst, ameloblastoma, osteochondroma and hyperparathyroidism.