ossifying fibroma


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ossifying fibroma

[′äs·ə‚fī·iŋ fī′brō·mə]
(medicine)
A benign bone tumor derived from ossiferous connective tissue. Also known as fibrous osteoma; osteogenic fibroma.
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Comparison between the peripheral ossifying fibroma and peripheral odontogenic fibroma.
1,6,8) It has been suggested that fibrous dysplasia, ossifying fibroma, and osteoma are progressive stages of one disease process, ultimately resulting in osteoma.
Since the first description of this entity as osteoid fibroma with an atypical calcification by Benjamins[1] in 1938, juvenile active ossifying fibroma has confounded clinicians and pathologists for decades.
CT and MRI of congenital sinonasal ossifying fibroma.
Ossifying fibroma of the middle turbinate: A case report.
3) The most common types of fibro-osseous lesions are fibrous dysplasias and ossifying fibromas, which have similar histologic characteristics.
Imaging with CT, MRI, and angiography can differentiate this tumor from other possible pathologies, such as an aneurysmal formation, vascular tumor, lipomata, or a lytic lesion in the temporal bone or infratemporal fossa, such as a cholesteatoma, meningioma, metastasis, ossifying fibroma, osteosarcoma, or fibrous dysplasia.
The differential diagnosis includes fibrous dysplasia, osteoid osteoma, osteoblastoma, cementoblastoma, periapical or focal cementoosseous dysplasia, juvenile COF, chronic osteomyelitis, Garre's osteomyelitis, and psammomatoid ossifying fibroma.
An ossifying fibroma is a benign lesion that may involve the paranasal sinuses.
3) A high index of suspicion is important, but other types of fibromatosis and other types of lesions must also be considered, including pseudosarcomatous fasciitis, fibrous dysplasia, ossifying fibroma, or the highly malignant fibrosarcoma.
Ossifying fibroma is a benign fibro-osseous lesion that commonly involves the maxilla.