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Peripheral ossifying fibroma in a pediatric patient: A case report with review of the literature

Nagaveni N. B., Rupali Sharma, Dhanya Sanalkumar, Poornima P


A peripheral ossifying fibroma (POF) is a benign fibro-osseous lesion of a reactive rather than a neoplastic nature, whose pathogenesis is uncertain. Repeated clinic-pathological studies on the POF have not addressed the pediatric population in specifi c detail. This case is probably the few discovered which demonstrates POF in a pediatric patient.


Gingiva; peripheral ossifying fibroma; surgical excision

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