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Mandible / maxilla – Benign tumors / tumor-like conditions: juvenile ossifying fibroma. Juvenile ossifying fibroma is a rare, benign fibro-osseous tumour. In the light of a clinical case, the authors review the diagnosis, treatment and histological. Introduction. Juvenile ossifying fibroma is a rare benign fibro-osseous lesion. It is characterized by the early age of onset, the localization of the tumor, the.

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The heterogenic mass lesion caused destruction of the right ramus of mandible was seen on MRI. The recurrences are generally seen at early stage and they are more aggressive when compared to primary lesions [ 4 ]. In present paper 9 years old girl was presented. Vision was, however, intact in the associated right eye. A 7-year old female child presented to the pediatric unit of our institution with a 9-month history of right maxillary tumor.

However, there were no deciduous teeth in the left side.

This tumor does not frequently extracranial sites nor soft tissues sites. Juvenile ossifying fibroma of the maxilla. Fibrome cemento-ossificant ou dysplasia fibreuse?

Based on fibromw history and clinical presentation, a provisional diagnosis of juvenile ossifying fibroma in relation to the right buccal vestibule was given.

Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol. The lesion in many instances is confused with ossifying fibroma OF. Click here for patient related inquiries.


Juvenile ossifying fibroma of the mandible. Fibrous dysplasia of bone was first described by Von Recklinghausen in The JOF is characterized as expansive, having defined ossifting borders, locally aggressive and destructive at cortex on CT scan.

Aggressive psammomatoid ossifying fibromas of the sinonasal region: A fibfoma cases of facial trauma have been suggested as a possible etiologic factor in the JOF development [ 10 ]. A hemi-maxillectomy was planned. Intraoral periapical radiographic IOPA examination revealed radiolucency involving enamel, dentin, and pulp in relation to upper right posterior deciduous teeth and erupting premolars periapically. The skin over the swelling appeared normal Figure 1 a. Br J Oral Maxillofac Surg.

This tumor is far less common than conventional ossifying fibroma, and is considered a rare tumor. Subscribe to Table of Contents Alerts.

The initial histologic diagnosis of trabeculae juvenile ossifying fibroma was confirmed. Images hosted on other servers: Facial FD that continues to expand in adults can be extremely deforming and has the highest rate of malignant transformation which can be very difficult define due to the changing nature of the lesions.

Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol.

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How to cite this URL: The JOFs are classified into two distinct clinicopathological entities: Cellular connective tissue with spherical ossicles. Active ossifying fibroma must be separated from fibrous dysplasiacementoblastomaand meningioma. There was no history of pain, pus discharge, or any other associated discomfort except for the unaesthetic facial asymmetry.


It is predominantly noticed in adolescents and young adults.

Assessment with palpation showed a hard, nontender mass with smooth surface adhered to the mandible. Three-dimensional CT scan shows good jaws relationship and occlusion in the left ossifyihg. Three-dimensional CT scan of the patient after right hemimandibulectomy. Moreover, an unusual clinical presentation with apparent aggressive and destructive growth may be expected when the lesion is encountered in a younger patient, especially below the age of 15 years [ 2426 ].

Pathology Outlines – Benign tumors / tumor-like conditions: juvenile ossifying fibroma

A careful fibromz of its clinical, radiographic, and histopathologic features is necessary to overcome the diagnostic and therapeutic challenges associated with this lesion. The lesion was excised along the line of cleavage. ABSTRACT Background Fibro-osseous lesions of the jaws, including juvenile ossifying fibroma, pose diagnostic and therapeutic difficulties due to their clinical, radiological and histological variability. Please introduce links to this page from related articles ; try the Find link tool for suggestions.

Trabecular JOF is distinguished by the presence of trabeculae of fibrillar osteoid and woven bone and psammomatoid JOF is characterised by the presence of small uniform spherical ossicles that resemble psammoma bodies [ 15 ossifyiny.