Ossifying Fibroma of Maxillofacial Region

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Qiam ud Din


A clinical, radiolographic, treatment and follow-up study of 55 cases of ossifying fibroma involving the maxillofacial region was performed. The highest incidence of 52% was recorded in the age group of 31 - 35 years. Majority of the lesions (70.91%) were found in the posterior part of the mandible and extreaoral painless swelling was the common presenting features (90.91%). Radiographic findings varied from complete radiolucency to complete radiopacity. moreover 82% lesions had well defined margins. The deistinctive features of this study are, male preponderance and lack of root resorption of involved teeth in all 55 cases.

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Din Q ud. Ossifying Fibroma of Maxillofacial Region. J Postgrad Med Inst [Internet]. 2011 Sep. 15 [cited 2023 Mar. 28];14(1). Available from: https://www.jpmi.org.pk/index.php/jpmi/article/view/678
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