central odontogenic fibroma


central odontogenic fibroma
a rare, benign, unencapsulated, odontogenic tumor of the jaw, usually the mandible, characterized by islands of odontogenic epithelium within fibrous connective tissue and sometimes by calcifications.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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