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Avances en Odontoestomatología

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CHRCANOVIC, B.R. et al. Central ossifying fibroma in the maxilla: a case report and review of the literatur. Av Odontoestomatol [online]. 2011, vol.27, n.1, pp.33-39. ISSN 2340-3152.

Central ossifying fibroma (cementing fibroma / cemento ossifying fibroma) is a bone benign tumor almost exclusively from maxillary region but can be in the orbital bones, frontal, paranasal and temporal. Progressive growth and disfiguring swelling of slow evolution are characteristics with more prevalence in the mandible. The treatment choice is a surgical excision of the lesion. This article presents a case of central ossifying fibroma located in the region of the right posterior maxilla of large dimension of a female patient of 46 years of age, describing clinical, diagnostic, imaging, and histopathological aspects as well as the treatment employed.

Keywords : Benign neoplasm; Ossifying fibroma; Fibro-osseous lesions; Maxillary sinus.

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