Peripheral ossifying fibroma: a case report

J Can Dent Assoc. 2008 Nov;74(9):809-12.


This article describes a case of peripheral ossifying fibroma in a 12-year-old girl. Clinical, radiographic and histologic characteristics are discussed and recommendations regarding differential diagnosis, treatment and follow-up are provided. The importance of excellent communication with patients is emphasized.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Child
  • Dentist-Patient Relations
  • Diagnosis, Differential
  • Female
  • Fibroma, Ossifying / pathology*
  • Gingival Neoplasms / pathology*
  • Humans
  • Maxilla