Mandible & maxilla
Benign tumors / tumor-like conditions
Cemento-osseous dysplasia

Topic Completed: 1 October 2013

Minor changes: 5 June 2020

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PubMed Search: Cemento-osseous dysplasia

Nat Pernick, M.D.
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Cite this page: Pernick N. Benign tumors / tumor-like conditions: cemento-osseous dysplasia. website. Accessed July 2nd, 2020.
Definition / general
  • Exuberant form of periapical cemento-osseous dysplasia
  • May affect entire mandible
  • Associated with traumatic bone cysts
  • No treatment required unless secondary infection
Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Benign fibro-osseous lesion with mature and immature bony islands and trabeculae in bland connective tissue
  • Scant inflammatory cells
  • May become secondarily inflamed with superimposed chronic osteomyelitis
Microscopic (histologic) images

Contributed by Kelly Magliocca D.D.S., M.P.H.
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Florid cemento-osseous dysplasia (FCOD) scan

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FCOD 3.4x

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FCOD 10x

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FCOD 20x

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