Int Poster J Dent Oral Med 17 (2015), No. 3 15. Sep. 2015
Peripheral ossifying fibroma is a solitary growth on the gingiva considered to originate from the periodontal ligament. It is non-neoplastic inflammatory response of connective tissue to minimal amount of local factors. Though clinically similar to Pyogenic Granuloma, it is important to differentiate the lesions. Clinical and radiographic examination followed by histopathogical examination is crucial for its final diagnosis.
Presenting a case report of 28 yr old female patient, reported to the department of periodontics and oral implantology with chief complaint of painless swelling in lower front region which recurred after 7 months. This pedunculated, fibrous growth was excised in toto with meticulous root planning and curettage. Specimen was sent for histopathological examination which revealed the diagnosis of peripheral ossifying fibroma
Keywords: peripheral ossifying fibroma, non-inflammatory, curette, scaling, root planing ,surgical excision, recurrence
38TH ISP Conference
24. October 2014
Kochi, Kerala, India