Parveen Dahiya1, Reet Kamal2, Gaurav Saini3, Shweta Agarwal4
1Department of Periodontics, Himachal Institute of Dental Sciences and Research, Paonta Sahib, Dist: Sirmour, India.
2Department of Oral Pathology, HP Govt. Dental College, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, India
3BK Civil Hospital, Faridabad, Haryana, India.
4Department of Periodontics, Teerthankar Mahaveer Dental College and Research Centre, Moradabad, Uttar Pradesh, India.
DOI: 10.4103/0976-9668.95983


A case of peripheral ossifying fibroma (POF) in the mandibular gingiva of a 17-year-old male is described. The lesion was asymptomatic, firm, pink, and present on the lingual alveolar mucosa interdentally between 43 and 44. Radiographic investigations revealed no significant findings. Excisional biopsy was performed for the lesion. Microscopic findings confirmed the diagnosis of POF.

Keywords: Gingiva, mandibular, peripheral ossifying fibroma.

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