Dialysing Fibroma Case Study

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PERIPHERAL OSSIFYNG FIBROMA: CASE SERIES OF THREE CASE REPORTS INTRODUCTION Many variants of localized reactive lesions may occur on the gingiva, including focal fibrous hyperplasia, pyogenic granuloma, peripheral giant cell granuloma and peripheral ossifying fibroma (POF).1–3 The etiology of these lesions may be trauma, microorganisms, plaque, calculus, restorations and dental appliances.2,3 POF is a lesion that mainly affects women in the second decade of life.6 The lesions are most often found in the gingiva, located anterior to the molars and in the maxilla.7 POF clinically manifests as a well‑defined and slow-growing gingival mass measuring under 2 cm in size and located in the interdental papilla region.The base of the lesion may be sessile or pedunculated, the color is identical to that of the gingiva or slightly reddish and the surface may appear ulcerated.This paper presents a series of three case reports of POFs reported and treated at our college. CASE REPORTS CASE 1 A healthy 50‑year‑old male reported to the Department of Periodontics, Sudha Rustagi College of Dental Sciences and Research, Faridabad, India, complaining of swelling in gums in upper front tooth region since 2 years. No history of associated pain and bleeding from the overgrowth was reported by the…show more content…
The medical and dental history was non-contributory. On clinical examination, a solitary, sessile, reddish pink exophytic growth measuring about 0.6 cm × 0.4cm was seen extending from mesial aspect of mandibular left lateral incisor up to mesial aspect of mandibular left canine. The growth was firm in consistency and non-tender on palpation. On radiographic examination no abnormality was detected. A provisional diagnosis diagnosis of POF was given which was confirmed by histopathologic

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