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International Journal of Dental Sciences and Research. 2014, 2(3), 63-65
DOI: 10.12691/ijdsr-2-3-4
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Peripheral Ossifying Fibroma - Case Report

Ravi Popat1, and Parita Popat1

1Private Practitioner, Rajkot, India

Pub. Date: May 25, 2014

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Ravi Popat and Parita Popat. Peripheral Ossifying Fibroma - Case Report. International Journal of Dental Sciences and Research. 2014; 2(3):63-65. doi: 10.12691/ijdsr-2-3-4

Abstract

Gingival overgrowth is one of most frequently encountered lesion of oral cavity. Most of them are innocuous and arise due to localised irritation. They are termed broadly as “Epulis”. Peripheral ossifying fibroma is one of them with considerable variation regarding its nomenclature and etiopathogenesis. This case report presented 27 years old male with gingival overgrowth in maxillary anterior region on palatal side since 5 months

Keywords:
Epulis Peripheral ossifying fibroma gingival overgrowth

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