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Year : 2013  |  Volume : 17  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 302-305
A massive sinonasal psammomatoid variant of juvenile ossifying fibroma: Report of a rare entity


1 Department of Oral Pathology and Microbiology, Mamata Dental College, Khammam, India
2 Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Mamata Dental College, Khammam, India

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S Taneeru
Department of Oral Pathology and Microbiology, Mamata Dental College, Giriprasadnagar, Khammam 507002
India
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DOI: 10.4103/0973-029X.119751

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Juvenile ossifying fibroma (JOF) is an uncommon, benign, bone-forming neoplasm with an aggressive local growth that is distinguished from other fibro-osseous lesions primarily by its age of onset, clinical presentation and aggressive behaviour. JOF is considered as a variant of the ossifying fibroma (OF) and the former includes psammomatoid JOF (PsJOF) and Trabecular JOF (TrJOF). Both variants involve the craniofacial bones with the trabecular variant being more common in the jaws and the psammomatoid variant being more common in the craniofacial skeleton. PsJOF is an unique variant of JOF that has a predilection for the sinonasal tract and the orbit particularly centered on the periorbital, frontal, and ethmoid bones. We report a rare case of massive PsJOF involving the maxillary sinus in a 20-year-old female.


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