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CASE REPORT

What Lies Within?

Nidhi Gupta, Rajesh Sharma

Keywords : Odontogenic fibroma, odontogenic tumor

Citation Information : Gupta N, Sharma R. What Lies Within?. Int J Clin Pediatr Dent 2009; 2 (1):56-58.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10005-1045

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 00-04-2009

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2009; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Abstract

What follows is a case report of a 12 years old child who complained of gaps between teeth in the lower front region. OPG showed tooth 43 impacted and malformed with enlarged pulp chamber and a unilocular radiolucency surrounding the crown. Surgical enucleation was done under LA. Biopsy was sent for histopathological examination revealing the miracle diagnosis of “Central Odontogenic Fibroma“ being a rare tumor of odontogenic tumor family and also a rare finding regard to age, site and clinical behavior of tumor is reported.


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