Acta Scientific Dental Sciences (ASDS)(ISSN: 2581-4893)

Case Report Volume 5 Issue 9

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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Citation: Anas Al-misurati and Aburwais Aymen. “Peripheral Ossifying Fibroma: A Clinical Case Report”. Acta Scientific Dental Sciences 5.9 (2021): 55-59.


Copyright: © 2021 Anas Al-misurati and Aburwais Aymen. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.


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