Mandible / maxilla – Benign tumors / tumor-like conditions: juvenile ossifying fibroma. Juvenile ossifying fibroma is a rare, benign fibro-osseous tumour. In the light of a clinical case, the authors review the diagnosis, treatment and histological. Introduction. Juvenile ossifying fibroma is a rare benign fibro-osseous lesion. It is characterized by the early age of onset, the localization of the tumor, the.

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Many times the curved-shaped bone fragments have a collagenous rim around them. Published online Jul 1.

Juvenile Ossifying Fibroma of the Mandible: a Case Report

The tumour was occupied and destructed the right corpus and ramus of the mandible Figure 3. The polyostotic form is mostly seen in children younger than 10 years, whereas the monostotic form is found in a slightly older age group. Intra-orally, the lesion had involved the whole of the right hemipalatal region fibfoma a little extension to the contralateral side.

A diagnostic clue for differentiating these two lesions is that ossifying fibroma has a well-circumscribed and sharply defined ossifykng which is absent in case of FD.

This tumor is far less common than conventional ossifying fibroma, and is considered a rare tumor. Images hosted on other servers: From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Fibrous dysplasia was considered in differential diagnosis. Coronal section showing well-circumscribed unilocular lesion.


FD affects the maxilla more than mandible and the frequent site of occurrence is the posterior region. A case report with surgical management. In our case, a male patient was affected. The authors declare that muvenile are no competing interests regarding the publication of this paper.

Juvenile Aggressive Ossifying Fibroma of the Maxilla: A Case Report and Review of the Literature

Aggressive psammomatoid ossifying fibromas of the sinonasal region: Males and females are equally affected juvrnile 11 ]. Spindled-to- stellate cells with eosinophilic cytoplasm fig. Please review our privacy policy. A 7-year old female child presented to the pediatric unit of our institution with a 9-month history of right maxillary tumor. Juvenile ossifying fibroma of the jaw. The lesion was excised along the line of cleavage.

Juvenile Ossifying Fibroma of the Mandible: a Case Report

The skin over the swelling appeared normal Figure 1 a. Trabecular and psammomatoid juvenile ossifying fibroma of the skull base mimicking psammomatoid meningioma. Please review our privacy policy. Support Center Support Center. JOAF may present as one of two histologic variants: Sign up for our Email Newsletters. To view the corrigendum, please click here.

Fibrous dysplasia was considered as radiological differential diagnosis, but the margin of the swelling was well-defined and well demarcated from the surrounding areas which was very much unlike FD whose margin is ill-defined and merges with the surrounding areas. Cementum-like psammomatous bodies cementicles may also be present. Differentiation of the FD lesions from juvenile ossifying fibroma is critical because the treatment protocols are entirely different in these two.


There was clear lingual expansion of the right mandible Figure 2. The Internet Journal of Otorhinolaryngology ; J Oral Pathol Med. On account of the variable clinical behavior, a highly aggressive nature, and a high tendency for recurrence, early detection and prompt treatment is required.

In addition, patients with Burkitt’s lymphoma may present with varying abdominal symptoms, which may range from splenomegally, hepatomegaly, or enlargement of both organs. Juvenile ossifying fibroma JOF is a rare variant of ossifying fibroma OFa benign fibro-osseous lesion It has aggressive behavior It has two histologic subtypes: Home About Us Advertise Amazon.

Discussion Juvenile aggressive ossifying fibroma JAOF is a relatively rare fibro-osseous lesion of the jaws characterized by the early age of onset usually less than 15location of the tumor, radiological appearance, and high recurrent potentials. Coronal section CBCT image showing displacement of the inferior alveolar nerve canal buccally Click here to view. Intraoperative photograph showing exposed tumour using a transmandibular approach.

A clinicopathologic study of a distinct group of fibro-osseous lesions”. Juvenile aggressive cemento-ossifying fibroma: