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osteofibrous lesions of bone

Friday 16 April 2004

Digital cases

- Case 58 (HPC:58) : Ossifying fibroma (Osteofibrous dysplasia)
- Case 100 (HPC:100) : Fibrous dysplasia of bones

Definition: Benign fibro-osseous lesions of bone (BFOL) comprise a group of clinically distinct entities with significant histologic overlap and often occur in children and adolescents.

Classification

- fibrous dysplasia
- osteofibrous dysplasia (also called "ossifying fibroma")
- cemento-ossifying dysplasia
- cemento-ossifying fibroma
- liposclerosing myxofibrous tumor

Localization

- maxillofacial fibro-osseous lesions

References

- Parham DM, Bridge JA, Lukacs JL, Ding Y, Tryka AF, Sawyer JR. Cytogenetic distinction among benign fibro-osseous lesions of bone in children and adolescents: value of karyotypic findings in differential diagnosis. Pediatr Dev Pathol. 2004 Mar-Apr;7(2):148-58. PMID: 15022060