cementoblastoma

(redirected from true cementoma)

cementoblastoma

 [se-men″to-blas-to´mah]
an odontogenic fibroma whose cells are developing into cementoblasts and in which there is only a small proportion of calcified tissue.

ce·ment·o·blas·to·ma

(sē-men'tō-blas-tō'mă),
A benign odontogenic tumor of functional cementoblasts; it appears as a mixed radiolucent-radiopaque lesion attached to a tooth root and may cause expansion of the bone cortex or be associated with pain.

ce·ment·o·blas·to·ma

(sĕ-men'tō-blas-tō'mă)
A benign odontogenic tumor of functional cementoblasts; appears as a mixed radiolucent-radiopaque lesion attached to a tooth root.

ce·ment·o·blas·to·ma

(sĕ-men'tō-blas-tō'mă)
A benign odontogenic tumor of functional cementoblasts; appears as a mixed radiolucent-radiopaque lesion attached to a tooth root and may cause expansion of the bone cortex or be associated with pain.
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The World Health Organization first named this neoplasm "benign cementoblastoma" and also "true cementoma" in their 1971 classification.
Cementoblastoma is a true neoplasm of cementum which is also designated as true cementoma. It constitutes less than 1% of the odontogenic tumor with distinctive features, occurring almost always in the posterior mandible region and usually affects young people less than 25 yrs.