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Peripheral cemento-ossifying fibroma – A rare case report


 Department of Pediatric and Preventive Dentistry, Subharti Dental College and Hospital, Swami Vivekanand Subharti University, Meerut, Uttar Pradesh, India

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Noopur Kaushik,
Room No. 3, Subharti Dental College and Hospital, Swami Vivekanand Subharti University, Subhartipuram, NH-58, Delhi-Haridwar Bypass Road, Meerut - 250 002, Uttar Pradesh
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DOI: 10.4103/jcrt.jcrt_1001_21

Peripheral cemento-ossifying fibroma (PCOF) is a relatively rare tumor classified between fibro-osseous lesions. PCOF is an osteogenic neoplasm that ordinarily presents as an epulis-like growth with uncertain pathogenesis. It predominantly affects young adults, with peak prevalence between the first and second decades of life. We present here the case report of a 15-year-old girl, which was previously surgically excised twice and had recurred both the times. The disease duration was 2 years and a follow-up of 1-year was done. Clinical, radiographic, and histological characteristics are discussed with recommendations regarding the treatment is provided.


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