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Year : 2013  |  Volume : 17  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 150
Florid cemento-osseous dysplasia


Department of Oral Pathology and Microbiology, SCB Dental College and Hospital, Cuttack, Odisha, India

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Aprna Gupta
Department of Oral Pathology and Microbiology, SCB Dental College and Hospital, Cuttack, Odisha 753 007
India
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DOI: 10.4103/0973-029X.110735

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Floridcemento-osseous dysplasia (FCOD) is a"fibro-osseouslesion" that characteristically affects the jaw bones of the middle-aged with multi-quadrant radiopaque cementum-like masses. In thepast, the condition was known with a variety of names causing confusion in diagnosis and treatment. The condition is usually asymptomatic and needs no treatment as such. The diagnosis of FCOD is made on the basis of typical clinico-radiological features and biopsy is usually not recommended due to the risk of postoperative infection. This paper reports a rare case of FCOD affecting mandible bilaterally in a forty-two years old woman.


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