Ossifying fibroma in an adolescent boy and his mother: a case report

Jaseela T. K., Priya P. V., Sankar Sundaram


Cemento-ossifying fibroma is a rare benign neoplasm occurring in the tooth bearing areas of mandible and maxilla. Here we report a case of an adolescent boy who presented with swelling in the right side of mandible. It was excised surgically and histopathological diagnosis of cement-ossifying fibroma was made. His mother also had history of cemento-ossifying fibroma 10 years back. This case is being reported for its rare incidence and familial occurrence.


cemento-ossifying fibromas, Mandible swelling, Familial

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