Focal cemento-osseous dysplasia (FCOD) is a benign fibro-osseous lesion which changes cancellous bone tissue with each fibrous tissue and. Cemento-osseous dysplasia (COD) is a benign condition of the jaws that may arise from the fibroblasts of the periodontal ligaments. It is most common in African-American females. The three types are periapical cemental dysplasia ( common in those of African descent), focal cemento-osseous. The distinguishing histopathologic features of focal cemento-osseous dysplasia ( FCOD) (including lesions occurring in both anterior and posterior jaws) and.

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Resorption and apposition lines could be seen in the tissue. Focal cemento-osseous dysplasia FCOD is a benign fibroosseous condition that can be seen in dentulous and edentulous patients.

In this article, the case of a year-old patient with FCOD is presented with a review of the literature. Natl J Maxillofac Surg ;1: Please review our privacy policy. Of these patients, most 97 [ A year-old woman was admitted to the University of Istanbul’s Department of Oral Surgery for the evaluation of painless swelling in the left mandibular molar and premolar area.

The diagnosis of typical FCOD is usually based on clinical and radiological features. J Oral Maxillofac Surg ; A clinical and radiologic spectrum of cases. Distinguishing features of focal cemento-osseous dysplasias and cemento-ossekus fibromas II a clinical and radiological spectrum of cases.

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During these stages the lesion can be misdiagnosed. Some authors cemento-oosseous hinted on the possibility of transformation of FCOD into florid cemento-osseous dysplasia and emphasized on the importance of recall visits.


Distinguishing features of focal cemento-osseous dysplasia and cemento-ossifying fibromas. The lesions in such cases may have had an unusual appearance and may therefore have been more challenging for practitioners outside the field of oral and maxillofacial radiology.

Radiographically, the lesion has a variable appearance depending on the duration but may appear as a radiolucent to radiopaque lesion that can be well to poorly defined. Panoramic view showing mixed lesion in mandible and radiolucent lesion in maxillary left lateral incisor area Click here to view. Waldron and colleagues 10 reported that most of their symptomatic cases occurred in edentulous areas, consistent with the finding of Ohkura 11 that FCOD was discovered more frequently in these areas.

Thick bony trabeculae with intervening loosely arranged stromal fibroblastic dyspalsia cells. Focal cemento-osseous dysplasia masquerading as a residual cyst. In addition, CBCT can be useful to determine the radiodensity in Hounsfield units of the lesion, which is equivalent to those of the cementum or cortical bone.

Clinico-radiographic evaluation of simple bone cyst accompanied by radiopaque lesions. A Panaromic view, showing the tooth and the sclerotic mass.

Focal Osseous Dysplasia

Local jaw expansion and mild discomfort may be reported in about one-third of the patients. Usually, it affects two or more mandibular anterior teeth, and the radiographic appearance varies depending on the state of development. Basic Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology. FOD typically presents as a focal, asymptomatic lesion diagnosed incidentally on routine radiography, predominantly in a single quadrant in the mandible, although multiple lesions can occur within the same quadrant [ 13 — 5 ].


Focal Osseous Dysplasia

However, as in the present case, an FCOD should be removed from a patient with pain and other complaints. A case dsplasia and literature review. J Oral Maxillofac Surg. Intraoral photograph showing the two sinuses in the mandible Click here to view.

Rare disease: Focal cemento-osseous dysplasia of mandible

Florid cement osseous dysplasia in association with dentigerous cyst. National Center for Biotechnology InformationU. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Drazic R, Minic AJ. Views Read Edit View history.

Biopsy is recommended when lesions become symptomatic, show radiological features concerning for ossifying fibroma, or occur at a site that will be used for an implant [ 5 ]. D Cross-sectional view of the lesion; radiolucent area around the sclerotic mass giving the appearance of encapsulated lesion.

Photograph showing the surgical specimen Click here to view. Introduction The high incidence and broad spectrum of conditions causing periapical radiolucencies make it imperative that all dental clinicians acquire a broad and comprehensive working knowledge.