Cemento-ossifying fibroma of the mandible. A clinicopathological report

Tapas K. Bala, Sarmeshta Soni, Prakriti Dayal, Indrajeet Ghosh


Cemento-ossifying fibromas are rare fibro-osseous benign neoplasms that affect the jaws. They are included in the group of mesodermal odontogenic tumors and commonly present as a progressively growing lesion that might attain enormous size with resultant deformity, if left untreated. A confusion prevails on the terminology, which can only be confirmed by histopathologic evaluation. A case of cemento-ossifying fibroma involving the right mandible is described in a 30 year-old female patient. The clinical, radiographic, histologic features are presented and the various differential diagnosis are discussed. 


Saudi Med J 2017; Vol. 38 (5): 541-545
doi: 10.15537/smj.2017.5.15643

How to cite this article:
Bala TK, Soni S, Dayal P, Ghosh I. Cemento-ossifying fibroma of the mandible. A clinicopathological report. Saudi Med J. 2017 May;38(5):541-545. doi: 10.15537/smj.2017.5.15643.



cementoossifying fibroma; ossifying; mandible

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