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J Craniofac Surg. 2013 Nov;24(6):e579-81. doi: 10.1097/SCS.0b013e31829ad38e.

Synchronous ossifying fibromas of maxilla and mandible.

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  • 1From the *Department of Bioscience and Oral Diagnosis, Institute of Science and Technology, UNESP-Univ Estadual Paulista, São José dos Campos-SP, Brazil; †Hospital das Clínicas, Medical School, University of São Paulo-USP São Paulo-SP, Brazil; and ‡Department of Oral Pathology, School of Dentistry-São Paulo, University of São Paulo-USP, São Paulo, SP, Brazil.


Ossifying fibroma is a benign neoplasm composed of fibrocellular tissue and mineralized material of varying appearance, which is most commonly seen in the posterior region of the mandible as a solitary lesion. We report an unusual case of synchronous ossifying fibroma of maxilla and mandible. To the best of our knowledge, only 13 similar cases have been previously reported.

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