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ISSN Print: 2394-7489, ISSN Online: 2394-7497
ICV 2018: 74.52

International Journal of Applied Dental Sciences

2018, Vol. 4 Issue 3, Part D

Peripheral ossifying fibroma - an uncommon occurrence in mandible

AUTHOR(S): Dr. Manpreet Kaur and Dr. Krishan Kumar
ABSTRACT:Peripheral ossifying fibroma (POF) is relatively common reactive lesion. POF can occur at any age, although it is common in young adults. It comprises about 9.6% of all gingival growths. It arises from periodontal ligament cells and is frequently misdiagnosed as pyogenic granuloma or fibroma. It exclusively occurs on gingiva. POF commonly occurs in maxillary anterior region. However, in this case report, POF in mandibular anterior region is presented.
Pages: 207-208  |  513 Views  23 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Dr. Manpreet Kaur and Dr. Krishan Kumar. Peripheral ossifying fibroma - an uncommon occurrence in mandible. International Journal of Applied Dental Sciences. 2018; 4(3): 207-208.
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