CASE REPORT
Year : 2012  |  Volume : 3  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 94-96

Peripheral ossifying fibroma


1 Department of Periodontics, Himachal Institute of Dental Sciences and Research, Paonta Sahib, Dist: Sirmour, India
2 Department of Oral Pathology, HP Govt. Dental College, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, India
3 BK Civil Hospital, Faridabad, Haryana, India
4 Department of Periodontics, Teerthankar Mahaveer Dental College and Research Centre, Moradabad, Uttar Pradesh, India

Correspondence Address:
Parveen Dahiya
Department of Periodontics, Himachal Institute of Dental Sciences and research, Paonta Sahib, Dist: Sirmour 173 025, Himachal Pradesh
India
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DOI: 10.4103/0976-9668.95983

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A case of peripheral ossifying fibroma (POF) in the mandibular gingiva of a 17-year-old male is described. The lesion was asymptomatic, firm, pink, and present on the lingual alveolar mucosa interdentally between 43 and 44. Radiographic investigations revealed no significant findings. Excisional biopsy was performed for the lesion. Microscopic findings confirmed the diagnosis of POF.


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