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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