Volume 8 Issue 1 (January, 2020)

Case Reports

Recurrent Peripheral Ossifying Fibroma - A Case Report
Divya Jose R R, Angeline Deepthi, Anisha Cynthia Sathiasekar, Packiaraj

Peripheral ossifying fibroma (POF) is a reactive, non- neoplstic, inflammatory, hyperplastic soft tissue growth of the gingiva. Lesions are most commonly found in the anterior maxilla occurring in younger population with increased incidence in females. It usually appears as a smaller lesion and may increase in size and mostly lobulated with varying colours. It is believed to comprise about 9% of all gingival growths and to arise from the gingival corium, periosteum, and the periodontal membrane. We present an unusual case of a large POF in a 42-year-old woman that presented on the mandibular anterior region

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