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Epithelium Rich Type Central Odontogenic Fibroma in Maxilla: A Case Report and Review of Literature

1OMFS Department, Alfarabi Dental College, Jeddah, KSA

2Department of Anatomical pathology, king Fahad General Hospital, Jeddah, KSA


Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Radiology. 2016, Vol. 4 No. 1, 1-6
DOI: 10.12691/oral-4-1-1
Copyright © 2016 Science and Education Publishing

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Hanan G. Shanab, Nadia A. Enani. Epithelium Rich Type Central Odontogenic Fibroma in Maxilla: A Case Report and Review of Literature. Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Radiology. 2016; 4(1):1-6. doi: 10.12691/oral-4-1-1.

Correspondence to: Hanan  G. Shanab, OMFS Department, Alfarabi Dental College, Jeddah, KSA. Email: dr_aureus@hotmail.com

Abstract

Central Odontogenic Fibroma (COF) is a rare, benign neoplasm of mesenchymal origin that makes up less than 5% of odontogenic tumors commonly found in women in ratio 2.8:1. For many years there was considerable confusion concerning the criteria by which the lesion should be diagnosed and as a result, a verity of different conditions were being reported as odontogenic fibroma (OF). In this article reporting a case of COF (Epithelium Rich-type) in the maxilla radiographically presented as a well-defined radiolucent and radiopaque lesion retarding the first premolar from erupting plus reviewing the literature about COF including its variants.

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