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Giant ossifying fibroma of the maxilla: an unusually aggressive presentation in a 21-year-old woman
  1. Satya Ranjan Misra1,
  2. Neeta Mohanty2 and
  3. Ujjaval Ramanupam Tripathy3
  1. 1Oral Medicine & Maxillofacial Radiology, Institute of Dental Sciences, Siksha O Anusandhan University, Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India
  2. 2Oral & Maxillofacial Pathology, Institute of Dental Sciences, Siksha O Anusandhan University, Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India
  3. 3Oral Medicine & Radiology, Institute of Dental Sciences, Siksha O Anusandhan University, Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India
  1. Correspondence to Professor Neeta Mohanty; neetamohanty{at}soa.ac.in

Abstract

We present a rare case of a huge aggressive ossifying fibroma of the maxilla in a 21-year-old female patient with involvement of the maxillary antrum, nasal cavity, orbit and the ethmoid sinus with a unique radiologic appearance for documentation.

  • dentistry and oral medicine
  • ear
  • nose and throat/otolaryngology
  • mouth
  • radiology

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  • Contributors URT and SRM examined the patient and performed the investigations. NM performed the histopathological evaluation. SRM prepared the manuscript.

  • Funding The authors have not declared a specific grant for this research from any funding agency in the public, commercial or not-for-profit sectors.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

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