central ossifying fibroma


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cen·tral os·si·fy·ing fi·bro·ma

a painless, slow-growing, expansile, sharply circumscribed benign fibroosseus tumor of the jaws that is derived from cells of the periodontal ligament; presents initially on radiographs as a radiolucency that becomes progressively more opaque as it matures.

cen·tral os·si·fy·ing fi·bro·ma

(sen'trăl os'i-fī-ing fī-brō'mă)
A painless, slowly expansile, sharply circumscribed benign fibroosseus tumor of the jaws that is derived from cells of the periodontal ligament; presents initially as a radiolucency that becomes progressively more opaque as it matures.

cen·tral os·si·fy·ing fi·bro·ma

(sen'trăl os'i-fī-ing fī-brō'mă)
Painless, slow-growing, expansile, sharply circumscribed benign fibroosseus tumor of the jaws that is derived from cells of periodontal ligament; presents initially on radiographs as a radiolucency that becomes progressively more opaque as it matures.
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The radiographic diagnosis of DE depending on the site of occurrence, includes fibrosarcoma, aneurysmal bone cyst, chondromyxoid fibroma, central ossifying fibroma, giant cell tumor, monostotic fibrous dysplasia, traumatic bone cyst, and solitary bone cyst.

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