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Looking for online definition of cementifying fibroma in the Medical Dictionary? cementifying fibroma explanation free. What is cementifying fibroma? Meaning of . The term “cementifying fibroma” was originally applied to the lesion of the mandibular incisor teeth now referred to as “periapical cemental dysplasia” ( Pindborg. Cemento-ossifying fibroma (COF) are rare, benign neoplasms that usually arise from the mandible or maxilla. They most often arise from the tooth bearing areas .

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Benign fibro-osseous jaw lesions of cementfiying membrane origin: Radiographic evaluation showed the presence of a lesion extending throughout the maxillary right toberousity and right canine.

A year-old male patient figure 1 A reported ceemntifying the outpatient department with a large swelling on the left side of upper back tooth region. A 35 year old female patient reported with a complaint of swelling on the lower left jaw since past 2 months [ Figure 1 ]. The mass caused expansion in all direction, but the cortical plate of the bone remained intact.

Fibro-osseous lesions of the jaws have been classified by Waldron[ 1 ] and Kramer et al. Author information Copyright and License information Disclaimer. Case report fibbroma review of the literature. Patient was reviewed after 2 months of surgery, and the follow up revaled that the size of the swelling had decreased and healing had taken place.


Eight cases of cementifying fibroma of jaws. This article cementifyibg been cementifyibg by other articles in PMC. This bone tumor consists of highly cellular, fibrous tissue that contains varying amounts of calcified tissue resembling bone, cementum, or both.

Mandibular central cemento-ossifying fibromas usually shell out easily at surgery, but maxillary central cemento-ossifying fibromas are more difficult to remove completely than mandibular central cemento-ossifying fibromas.

We report a case of this entity along with differentiating radiographic features that set it apart from other fibro-osseous lesions.

Cementifying fibroma

Discrete mass that is well delineated from surrounding bone, no encapsulation, tan-white, rubbery cut surface, firm to gritty. Footnotes Source of Support: J Cranio-Max-Fac Surg ; Support Center Support Center. fibfoma

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Background Menzel in first described ossifying fibroma.

Pathology Outlines – Ossifying fibroma

This may be attributable to the difference in bone character between the mandible and maxilla and to the available apace for expansion in the maxillary sinus. The margins are sharply defined in cementifying fibroma while the margins are instinct, blending with normal bone in fibrous dysplasia. A review of six cases. J Clin Exp Dent. It was bony hard in consistency, and tender along the mental nerve region.


Central lesion of bone with variable fibrous proliferation of round, polyhedral or spindly cells and calcifications Trabecular and psammomatoid patterns, myxomatous matrix Occasional osteoclast-like giant cells Psammomatoid: Cemento-ossifying fibroma—a rare case report.

See also berry-dedrick phenomenon. Published online Jul Radiographic features are of utmost importance as they help to distinguish it from other closely mimicking fibro-ossseous lesions. The cemdntifying examination demonstrated an enlargement of the buccal maxillary right region, extending to the area of the canine and first premolar.

The margins of the lesion appeared to be well-defined.

According to the latest WHO categorization, benign fibro-osseous lesions in the oral and maxillofacial regions were divided into two categories, osteogenic neoplasm and non-neoplastic bone lesions; cementifying ossifying fibroma cementifylng to the former category.

Log in Sign up. CT of calcifying jaw bone diseases. Central cementifying fibroma, fibro-osseous lesions, ossifying fibroma, radiology.

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