peripheral odontogenic fibroma


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peripheral odontogenic fibroma

a rare soft tissue lesion of fibrous connective tissue associated with the gingival margin or interdental papilla. The lesion is a sessile mass covered by normal-looking mucosa. It may also contain dysplastic dentin, cementum-like calcifications, and bony trabeculae. This lesion differs from peripheral ossifying fibroma. Compare with central odontogenic fibroma.
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The peripheral odontogenic fibroma (WHO type) is a relatively rare, benign, unencapsulated, exophytic gingival mass of fibrous connective tissue.
Comparison between the peripheral ossifying fibroma and peripheral odontogenic fibroma.
Based on the history and clinical findings differential diagnoses were considered as peripheral ossifying fibroma, peripheral odontogenic fibroma, solitary fibroma, fibrosed peripheral giant cell granuloma.

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