Mandible & maxilla

Benign odontogenic tumors

Cementoblastoma



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Nat Pernick, M.D.
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Definition / general
  • Also called true cementoma, benign osteoblastoma
  • Men and women less than 25 years old
  • Benign, may stop growing as a heavily calcified jaw nodule, may recur if excised
Radiology description
  • Dense homogenous mass continuous with tooth root
Gross description
  • Large mass of cementum on root of mandibular premolar or molar
  • Tooth viable
Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Large cementicles (globules) fused to form a mass within proliferative fibrovascular stroma
  • Trabeculae lined by plump osteoblasts
Microscopic (histologic) images

Contributed by Kelly Magliocca, D.D.S., M.P.H.
Cementoblastoma

Cementoblastoma

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