cementoossifying fibroma

cementoossifying fibroma

a form of fibroma with cementicles and bone rimmed with osteoblasts in moderately cellular stroma.
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ce·men·to·os·si·fy·ing fi·bro·ma

(sĕ-men'tō-os'i-fī-ing fī-brō'mă)
A form of fibroma with cementicles and bone rimmed with osteoblasts in moderately cellular stroma.
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Early-stage lesions generally appear more radiolucent and should be differentiated from the periapical inflammatory lesions like focal sclerosing osteotitis and focal osteomyelitis and in mature stage this lesion may be difficult to distinguish from hypercementosis, cementoossifying fibroma, osteoma, benign osteoblastoma, odontomas and calcifying epithelial odontogenic tumors, and so forth.
Juvenile aggressive cementoossifying fibroma: Case report and review of the literature.
Cementoossifying fibroma is a rare nonodontogenic tumor of the periodontal membrane that arises from the mesodermal germ layer This nonneoplastic, locally destructive tumor has occurred as an osseous lesion in the mandible, the maxilla, the zygoma, all the paranasal sinuses, and the orbital and petromastoid regions.