Ossifying Fibroma of Maxilla: A Diagnostic Engima

  • Priya Singh PG Student, Department of Oral Medicine & Radiology, Teerthanker Mahaveer Dental College & Research Centre, Moradabad, India.
  • Upender Malik Professor, Department of Oral Medicine & Radiology, Teerthanker Mahaveer Dental College & Research Centre, Moradabad, India.
  • Arpan Manna PG Student, Department of Oral Medicine & Radiology, Teerthanker Mahaveer Dental College & Research Centre, Moradabad, India.
  • Vaishali PG Student, Department of Oral Medicine & Radiology, Teerthanker Mahaveer Dental College & Research Centre, Moradabad, India.
  • Aiman Mahfooz PG Student, Department of Oral Medicine & Radiology, Teerthanker Mahaveer Dental College & Research Centre, Moradabad, India.
Keywords: Fibro-osseous Lesion, Mandible, Ossifying Fibroma, Radiography

Abstract

Fibro-osseous lesions are a diverse group of processes that are characterized by the replacement of normal bone with fibrous tissue containing a newly formed mineralized product. Ossifying fibroma is a rare entity among the other type of fibro-osseous lesions which is a slow-growing, well-circumscribed benign tumor of bone that probably arise from the cells of the periodontal ligament. In the present case, the report discusses an 18-year-old female patient who reported painless swelling in the upper left back tooth with misleading clinical features.

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Published
2022-05-01
How to Cite
Singh, P., Malik, U., Manna, A., Vaishali, & Mahfooz, A. (2022). Ossifying Fibroma of Maxilla: A Diagnostic Engima. International Journal Of Drug Research And Dental Science, 4(2), 19-23. https://doi.org/10.36437/ijdrd.2022.4.2.C