Peripheral Ossifying Fibroma: A Clinical Case Report
Anas Al-misurati1* and Aburwais Aymen2
1Faculty of Dentistry, Az Zawia University, Az Zawia, Libya
2Faculty of Dentistry, Misurata University, Misurata, Libya
*Corresponding Author: Anas Al-misurati, Faculty of Dentistry, Az Zawia University, Az Zawia, Libya.
Received: June 07, 2021; Published: August 10, 2021
Peripheral Ossifying Fibroma (POF) is popularly known as a soft reactive tissue that develops around the interdental papilla which are regarded as reactive rather than malignant. A 27-year-old woman with gingival overgrowth in the maxillary anterior region is the subject of this case. Clinically, there was pale pink swelling in the maxillary right central and lateral incisor area. The lesion was surgically removed after histopathological confirmation. A post-operative monitoring is essential considering the recurrence risk for POF is 7-20%.
Keywords: Ossifying Fibroma; Cemento-Ossifying Fibroma; Cementum-Like Calcification; Gingival Overgrowth
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