Mandible / maxilla – Benign tumors / tumor-like conditions: juvenile ossifying fibroma. Juvenile ossifying fibroma is a rare, benign fibro-osseous tumour. In the light of a clinical case, the authors review the diagnosis, treatment and histological. Introduction. Juvenile ossifying fibroma is a rare benign fibro-osseous lesion. It is characterized by the early age of onset, the localization of the tumor, the.

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To view the corrigendum, please click here. Secondary mandibular reconstruction with autogenous grafts was delayed due to the rapid bone formation.

The CT scan of mandibular tumour ossifyimg a solid hypodense mass that enlarged the submandibular area, filled the pterygoid fossa and right masseter muscle region. A corrigendum for this article has been published.

There were no assessed pathological changes ossifyihg the mucous membrane in the tumour region. JOF is a relatively rare fibro-osseous lesion of the jaws characterized by the early age of onset i.

How to cite this article: Most patients are asymptomatic, and come to clinical attention when a mass is discovered incidentally on routine dental X-rays. This tumor has gone by several names in the past, but active ossifying fibroma is similar to juvenile active ossifying fibroma, except it does not develop in young patients.

Additionally, an aneurysmal bone cyst and a decrease in the bone content were presented in the excision specimen. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3. Histopathological features include irregular trabeculae of woven bone, blending into the surrounding normal bone that lies within a cellular fibrous stroma. Excised surgical specimen Click here to view.


Intraoral view showing obliteration of the lower left buccal vestibule from the fibroam to 36 region Click here to view. Once the lesion is removed, the prognosis is excellent. Contemp Clin Dent ;3 Suppl 1: Cystic areas can be identified.

Mixed radio-opaque and radiolucent lesion. Post-operative recovery was uneventful, and patient was discharged after 1 week following surgery. It affects juveni,e of all ages, but in contrast to the form seen at adults, the ossivying form is clinically more aggressive and tends to be recurrent [ 3 ].

This article has been cited by other articles in PMC. Aggressive juvenile ossifying fibroma of the anterior mandible. Epub Sep Orphaned articles from May All orphaned articles. Juvenile ossifying fibroma of the mandible: Epub May 9. View at Google Scholar M. Indian J Radiol Imaging.

Ossifying fibromas are thought to originate from the periodontal ligament.

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Juvenile ossifying fibroma of the maxilla. Ninety percent of the lesions located in the fibrkma region, involve the sinuses, mainly the maxillary antra [ 2 ].

The copyright, license information and link to the original publication on http: Well defined swelling obliterating the vestibule. A juvenile active ossifying fibroma is a benign fibro-osseous neoplasm composed of mixture of stroma and bone characterized by rapid and destructive growth.


Juvenile Aggressive Ossifying Fibroma of the Maxilla: A Case Report and Review of the Literature

Images hosted on PathOut server: The tumour is well circumscribed by a tiny sclerotic shell of juvenlle. Coronal section CBCT image showing displacement of the inferior alveolar nerve canal buccally Click here to view.

Epub Feb juvenilee Orthopantomograph showing mixed radiolucent— radiopaque lesion in the left mandibular premolar— molar region, with flecks of calcification, displaced 35 tooth bud, with downward bowing and thining of the inferior border of the mandible Click here to view.

The few clinical similarities, outlined above, between Burkitt’s lymphoma and the present case presented was, however, not enough evidence to have excluded other clinical entities in favor of Burkitt’s lymphoma. Guruprasad Y, Giraddi G.

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Left maxilla and left maxillary sinus fig. In fibro,a history of the patient there has been an acute lymphocytic leukaemia in the remission for 3 years. A 7-years-old female child presented to the pediatric unit of our institution with a 9-month history of right maxillary tumor.

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