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Year : 2016  |  Volume : 20  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 329
Florid cemento-osseous dysplasia: A rare case report evaluated with cone-beam computed tomography


1 Department of Maxillofacial Radiology, Kirikkale University, Kirikkale, Turkey
2 Department of Restorative Dentistry, Kirikkale University, Kirikkale, Turkey
3 Department of Maxillofacial Radiology, Gaziantep University, Gaziantep, Turkey
4 Department of Endodontics, Gaziantep University, Gaziantep, Turkey

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Eren Yildirim
Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology, Faculty of Dentistry, Kirikkale University, Kirikkale
Turkey
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DOI: 10.4103/0973-029X.185930

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A 29-year-old systemically healthy female patient presented to our department. Cone-beam computed tomographic images showed multiple well-defined sclerotic masses with radiolucent border in both right and left molar regions of the mandible. These sclerotic masses were surrounded by a thin radiolucent border. We diagnosed the present pathology as florid cemento-osseous dysplasia and decided to follow the patient without taking biopsy. For the patient, who did not have any clinical complaints, radiographic followupis recommended twice a year. The responsibility of the dentist is to ensure the follow-up of the diagnosed patients and take necessary measures for preventing the infections.


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