Giant juvenile ossifying fibroma from diagnosis to management: A rare case


  • Ejaz Ahmad Mokhtar Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences and Research, Chandigarh, India
  • Sumit Verma Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Institute of Dental Sciences and Hospital, Patna, India
  • Shamshad Alam Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Teerthankar Mahaveer Dental College and Research Centre, Moradabad, India
  • Qalbi Fatima Department of Periodontics, Buddha Institute of Dental Sciences And Hospital, Kankarbagh, Patna, India



Juvenile aggressive ossifying fibroma, maxillofacial, conservative surgery


Juvenile aggressive ossifying fibroma is a rare, benign tumor of the maxillofacial region that is aggressive and recurrent leading to multiple surgeries causing maxillofacial defect and deformities. The management of patients with ossifying fibroma is controversial.  The aim was to report a case of huge ossifying fibroma involving maxilla, zygoma, and orbit in a young female with a duration of 15 years. The patient was operated multiple times but the lesion recurred. Patient-specific implant was fabricated to replace the defect area which would be created after surgery but with meticulous intraoperative decision the high morbid surgery was changed to conservative surgery. No recurrence was seen after two year follow up. The patient aesthetic has also improved. In conclusion it can be said in huge benign ossifying fibroma morbid surgery should be avoided.


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How to Cite

Mokhtar, E. A., S. Verma, S. Alam, and Q. Fatima. “Giant Juvenile Ossifying Fibroma from Diagnosis to Management: A Rare Case”. Journal of Medicine and Health Sciences Research, vol. 3, no. 1, Sept. 2020, pp. 6-8, doi:10.21839/jmhsr.2020.v3.341.



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