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Juvenile ossifying fibroma of the maxilla.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20455356     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Juvenile ossifying fibroma (JOF) is a rare fibro-osseous neoplasm and it is defined as a variant of the ossifying fibroma that arises within the craniofacial bones in individuals under 15 years of age. These lesions tend to be discovered on routine radiographic examination. It is usually asymptomatic, achieving a large size and exhibiting aggressive behaviour. Two histologic patterns are classically described: (1) trabecular and (2) psammomatoid. Because of this lesion's aggressive nature and high recurrence rate, early detection and complete surgical excision are essential. Reported here is a case of a massive juvenile ossifying fibroma of the maxilla in a 13-year-old female child.
Authors:
Kalwa Pavankumar
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal (Indiana Dental Association)     Volume:  89     ISSN:  0019-6568     ISO Abbreviation:  J Indiana Dent Assoc     Publication Date:  2010  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-05-11     Completed Date:  2010-06-10     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8502537     Medline TA:  J Indiana Dent Assoc     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  29-32     Citation Subset:  D    
Affiliation:
Department of Periodontics, Navodaya Dental College & Hospital, Navodaya Nagar, Karnataka, India.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adolescent
Diagnosis, Differential
Female
Fibroma, Ossifying / diagnosis*,  pathology,  surgery
Humans
Maxillary Neoplasms / diagnosis*,  pathology,  surgery

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