Volume 16, Number 1, March 2004

Peripheral Cemento-ossifying Fibroma of the Maxilla

Hitoshi Osano, Koichi Matsumoto, Mikio Kusama

Department of Dentistry, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Jichi Medical School, Tochigi, Japan


Abstract
Peripheral cemento-ossifying fibroma is a rare osteogenic neoplasm that ordinarily presents as an epulis-like growth. A rare case of a giant peripheral cemento-ossifying fibroma of the maxilla, 11 cm in diameter and causing difficulty in eating and speech, is reported.


Key words: Fibroma, Neoplasm

Asian J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2004;16:56-58.
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