Table of ContentsDefinition / general | Case reports | Clinical images | Microscopic (histologic) description | Microscopic (histologic) images
Cite this page: Thakral C. Peripheral ossifying fibroma. PathologyOutlines.com website. https://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/oralcavityperipheralossifyingfibroma.html. Accessed December 8th, 2021.
Definition / general
- Relatively uncommon gingival growth, accounting for 3% of oral tumors and 10% of gingival lesions (J Nat Sci Biol Med 2012;3:94)
- 17 year old boy with lesion on lingual alveolar mucosa (J Nat Sci Biol Med 2012;3:94)
Microscopic (histologic) description
- Fibrocellular component with focal deposits of bone, some cementum, irregular amounts of decalcification
- Chronic inflammatory infiltrate is commonly seen around the periphery