Peripheral Ossifying Fibroma of Hard Palate A Case Report

Satish B.N.V.S., Prashant Kumar

Abstract


The typical peripheral ossifying fibroma (POF) is a relatively uncommon gingival growth occurring on the free margin of the gingiva postulated to appear as a reactive process secondary to irritation or trauma. POF frequently occurs in the anterior maxilla especially in teenagers and young adults and has a female predominance. We report a case of POF occurring in the maxilla on the palatal mucosa in a 19yr old patient.


Keywords


Peripheral Ossifying Fibroma;Fibroma;Palate;Peripheral Cemento Ossifying Fibroma

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