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CASE REPORT
Year : 2014  |  Volume : 18  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 88-91

Peripheral ossifying fibroma, some rare findings


1 Department of Periodontology and Oral Implantology, Rajasthan Dental College and Hospital, Jaipur, Rajasthan, India
2 Department of Pedodontics, Rajasthan Dental College and Hospital, Jaipur, Rajasthan, India

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Vivek Chaturvedy
Department of Periodontology and Oral Implantology, Rajasthan Dental College and Hospital, Jaipur, Rajasthan
India
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DOI: 10.4103/0972-124X.128249

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The peripheral ossifying fibroma (POF) is a benign reactive gingival overgrowth; it occurs mainly in the anterior portion of maxilla in young adults, predominantly among females. The present report describes a case of POF in a male patient, which relapsed ten years later and of the lesion showed superficial bone erosion on surgical excision.


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