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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Juvenile psammomatoid ossifying fibroma involving mandible is a rare benign locally aggressive lesion.
Polyps, ossifying fibromas, mucoceles, pyoceles, fungal balls, and cholesteatomas are all extraordinary pathologies that can be found within the cavity of the concha bullosa (11-13).
They are broadly classified as fibrous dysplasia and ossifying fibroma.
The lesions were classified into two groups; fibrous lesions (irritational fibroma, epulis fissuratum, ossifying fibroma, squamous papilloma) and soft hemorrhagic lesions (pyogenic granuloma, peripheral giant cell granuloma).
A variant of ossifying fibroma (OF) was first described as a cemento-ossifying fibroma by Menzel in 1872; in 1927, Montgomery first used the term ossifying fibroma.
The predilection between fibrosseous lesions like ossifying fibroma, cementossifying fibroma and fibrous dysplasia is controversial, clinically it is impractical to arrive at a correct diagnosis.
13) Cemento ossifying fibroma is Included in the third category of non-odontogenic tumors since the 1992 World Health Organization classification.
Key Words: Ossifying fibroma, Canine Tooth syndrome, trochlear trauma
2) Ossifying fibroma lesions lead to replacement of the normal bone architecture.
Imaging in fibrous cortical defect and non ossifying fibroma.
This article reviews three of these hyperplastic lesions: the irritation fibroma, the giant cell fibroma and the peripheral ossifying fibroma.