International Journal of Applied Dental Sciences
2015, Vol. 1 Issue 4, Part A
Central odontogenic fibroma of maxilla-a case report
AUTHOR(S): Usha Hedge, Rekha. M
ABSTRACT:Handlers and his colleagus described Central Odontogenic Fibroma (COF) in 1991, as an extremely rare benign odontogenic tumor that is derived from dental mesenchymal tissue. Its accounts for about 0.1% of all odontogenic tumors. COF is an asymptomatic, slow growing lesion, usually occuring in adults and has a female predilection. This article presents a case of COF in a 35-year-old male, on the right side of maxilla that presented as an asymptomatic swelling with well-defined borders having unilocular radiolucency. The clinico- pathological findings, radiographic features and treatment of COF are discussed.
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Usha Hedge, Rekha. M. Central odontogenic fibroma of maxilla-a case report. International Journal of Applied Dental Sciences. 2015; 1(4): 05-07.