Oral cavity & oropharynx
Other nonneoplastic
Fibroid epulis / peripheral ossifying fibroma

Topic Completed: 1 May 2013

Minor changes: 12 October 2020

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PubMed Search: Fibroid epulis

Charu Thakral, M.D.
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Cite this page: Thakral C. Fibroid epulis / peripheral ossifying fibroma. PathologyOutlines.com website. https://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/oralcavityfibroidepulis.html. Accessed April 15th, 2021.
Definition / general
  • Fibroid mass in free gingiva, due to chronic gingival inflammation, pyogenic granuloma or other causes
  • May calcify or ossify
Case reports
Clinical images

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17 year old boy

21 year old man

25 year old man

26 year old man

31 year old man

Microscopic (histologic) images

Contributed by Yuri Lemeshev, M.D.

Fibrous proliferation

Inflammatory infiltrate

Focal ulceration

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17 year old boy


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