Florid cemento-osseous dysplasia (FCOD) is a type of fibro-osseous lesion and represents a reactive process in which normal bone is replaced by poorly. Abstract. Introduction. Florid cemento-osseous dysplasia is one of the terms that have been designated by the World Health Organization as cemento-osseous. Only three Indian patients of florid cemento-osseous dysplasia have been reported (less than 2%), according to the review of recent literature (). This makes.

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The term fibro-osseous lesion FOL is a generic designation of a group of jaw disorders 12.

J Oral Maxillofac Surg. Blood investigation requested include complete blood count and full chemistry, all results were within normal limits except for cholesterol which was slightly elevated. Florid Cemento-osseous dysplasia needs an accurate clinical and radiographic assessment to be diagnosed. Presumably, less complex cases are easily managed by general practitioners, without the need to consult an oral and maxillofacial radiologist.

These lesions are clinically asymptomatic and may be found as dysp,asia radiological finding presenting as multiple radiopaque masses within peripheral radiolucent rim located in two or more quadrants usually in tooth-bearing areas. Often teeth have decreased sensitivity or are not vital, but in COD generally they remain vital.

The patient was informed and reassured about her condition and the possibility of familial pattern, OPT was requested for her son and daughter, but no similar findings were evident. The patient was otherwise healthy, and her physical examination showed no significant abnormality. In the mature stage, the internal mixed area becomes completely radiopaque with a thin radiolucent periphery After the extraction of the second right inferior molar, the apical lesion was enucleated Fig.


A copy of the written consent is available for review by the Editor-in-Chief of this journal. Discussion Florld diagnostic hypotheses, based on medical history, clinical and radiological information was Florid Cemento-Osseous Dysplasia. Intraoral periapical radiograph showing well-defined irregularly shaped sclerotic masses corresponding to the roots of left first and second permanent molar teeth of mandible.

Journal of Clinical and Experimental Dentistry.

This paper reports a rare case of FCOD affecting mandible bilaterally in a forty-two years old woman. Vitality tests of related teeth are an essential addition to the diagnosis in order to avoid unnecessary endodontic therapy. The condition is usually asymptomatic and needs no treatment as such. Florid cemento osseous dysplasia: FCOD is usually asymptomatic and diagnosed accidentally at cementk dental radiographic examination.

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Florid cemento osseous dysplasia: years clinical and radiographic Dentistry

Br J Oral Maxillofac Surg. Clinico-radiographic evaluation of simple bone cyst accompanied by radiopaque lesions.

Clinically FCOD is a known self limited disease. A rare manifestation in an Indian family. There was no root resorption or fusion of the lesions to the involved teeth.

Management of symptomatic florid cemento-osseous dysplasia: Literature review and a case report

Cemento-osseous dysplasia with associated simple bone cysts. The overall behavior of FGC is more akin to benign neoplasia necessitating surgical intervention, which is otherwise contraindicated for the asymptomatic FCOD. There are bony trabeculae surrounded by activated osteoblast and osteoclast. A clinical and radiologic spectrum of cases.

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Florid cemento-osseous dysplasia

The diagnosis of FCOD is made on the basis of typical clinico-radiological features and biopsy is usually not recommended due to the risk of postoperative infection.

The lesion is typical by its multi-quadrant expansile features affecting both the jaws; often crosses the midline producing asymmetry and facial disfigurement and is without any gender predilection.

The patient in this report can be considered as a rare case with regard to race distribution. Florid cemento-osseous dysplasia complicated by chronic diffuse osteomyelitis in the maxilla.

On the contrary, such attempt may increase the risk of infection or fracture of the jaw and hence will adversely affect the patient’s health. Replies to my comment. However, FGC is an autosomal trait genetic disease and affects mostly children. Leave this field blank. Sitemap What’s New Feedback Disclaimer. The lesion can be seen opposite the mandibular left first molar in a standard occlusal radiograph of the mandible c and a transverse computed tomography image d.

Clinical, demographic, and radiographic analysis of 82 patients affected by florid osseous dysplasia: Report of four cases. On March a CT examination was performed in both jaws. Her past medical history was not notable, and there was no evidence of systemic disease. Clinical, radiographic, and histological findings of florid cemento-osseous dysplasia: None, Conflict of Interest:

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