Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol. Dec;68(6) Familial gigantiform cementoma: classification and presentation of a large pedigree. Young SK(1). Gigantiform cementoma is a rare, benign fibro-cemento-osseous disease of the jaws, seen most frequently in young girls. Radiographically, it typically presents. PDF | Familial gigantiform cementoma is an exceedingly rare but distinct subtype of cemento-osseous-fibrous lesion. Undocumented.

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However, the management of the expansive FGCs entails complete surgical removal at an early stage of growth in order to limit the extent of surgery and prevent tooth displacement and loss of residual bone. Lam Dento maxillo facial radiology Although our patient is young, the absence of a family history does not fulfill the qualification for the diagnosis of a FGC type of OD. A characteristic of all the lesions categorized as ODs including FGC is their fibro-osseous appearance in the early radiolucent and mixed-density stages of growth.

B Preoperative panorex X-ray showed a characteristic radiographic feature of familial gigantiform cementoma FGC with well-circumscribed radiopaque areas involving all quadrants of the jaw, with mandible being more severely damaged.

The lesions had an gigantirorm age of onset and developed slowly. Familial florid cemento-osseous dysplasia — a case report and review of the literature. A clinicopathologic study of 44 cases and review of the literature with special emphasis on recurrence.

Gigantiform cementoma in a child

To further identify the specific reasons for multiple fractures alongside these osseous changes previously described, whole-body dual-energy absorptiometry DEA measuring bone mineral density BMD was then offered under permission of the patient and his parents. Please consider making a donation now and again in the future. C Lateral gigwntiform of FGC.


This is an exceedingly rare tumor with only a handful of documented cases worldwide. Gigantiform cementoma is characterized by diffuse radioopaque masses scattered throughout the jaws.

Head Neck ; A clinical and radiologic spectrum of cases. Abstract Familial gigantiform cementoma is an exceedingly rare but distinct subtype of cemento-osseous-fibrous lesion.

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As far as our knowledge is concerned, this pathognomonic trait thus necessitates timely and appropriate surgical treatment to prevent these terrible clinical scenarios from spinning out of control. In the affected family members, all 4 quadrants were involved. B Reconstructed computed tomography image of familial gigantiform cementoma appearance.

The authors report no conflicts of interest. West Indian Gigantitorm J ; Benign cementoblastoma is a benign odontogenic neoplasm of cementoblastic origin, occurs most commonly in the mandibular first molar area, is attached to the root of an associated tooth and is surrounded by a well-defined radiolucent margin.

Familial gigantiform cementoma: classification and presentation of a large pedigree.

Nevertheless, in terms of his description, the progression of disease and related underlying causes has not been clarified. Gigantiform cementoma in a child. Retrieved from ” https: We present an adolescent case with recurrent familial gigantiform cementomz who received surgical intervention in our hospital.

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By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. During month follow-up afterwards, the young patient experienced another physical blow of minor-trauma fracture near the femur neck. A CT image showed a spherical lobular radio-opaque mass measuring 4. No history of similar lesions in gigantifrom members could be obtained.


Dentistry stubs Rare cancers. The radiological differential diagnosis of a well-defined, expansive mineralized mass in the jawbone includes benign cementoblastoma, osteoma, ossifying fibroma and FGC. D Postoperative view of patient after d v.

Articles from Medicine are provided here courtesy of Wolters Kluwer Health. As a direct consequence, physical deterioration was giganntiform found by his parents.

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Periprosthetic bone mineral density changes after unicondylar knee arthroplasty. E Postoperative panorex X-ray showed vascularized iliac bone flap for reconstruction. Microscopic examination showed a lobular calcified mass with a peripheral zone of fibropsammomatous tissue corresponding with the radiolucent margin. To keep both practitioners and patients informed of the overall bony changes and corresponding risks of fractures, we contended that DEA should be routinely gigantjform since initial clinic visit.

During the rapid growth phase of FGC in mandible and maxilla, the other bones, especially long bones in lower extremities, were simultaneously undergoing a calcium absorption or transportation problem, as was reflected in the osteoporotic radiographic changes in our adolescent patient.

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Pediatr Blood Cancer ; Besides, the informed consent was obtained from these patients. Out of the group of lesions categorized as ODs, only FGC presents clinically with significant jaw expansion. This article has been cited by other articles in PMC.