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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Classification and presentation of a large pedigree. Misfortunes and troubles never come singly. EllisDerek G. The authors report no conflicts of interest. Articles lacking sources from December All articles lacking sources Infobox medical condition All stub articles.

Radiographic examination revealed a well-circumscribed lobular radio-opaque mass surrounded by a radiolucent margin. Retrieved from ” https: Compared with other 3 CODs, Cemehtoma takes on a really unique and aggressive form of behavior that is not supposed to be clinically approached in the existing framework of classification.

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Familial Gigantiform Cementoma

The objective of this report is to present an unusual case of a gigantiform cementoma manifesting with gross expansion of the maxilla in a 6-year-old black female. InMoshref et al 8 again reported a FGC case series with frequent fracture history.

All teeth posterior to the first primary molar were absent, owing to previous extractions, and the remaining tooth germs were displaced. 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.


The radiographic evaluations of lower limb revealed decreased bone density and thinner- or void-cortex structures around fracture regions. The lesions had an early age of onset and developed slowly. The cause of this tumor is currently unknown. Autosomal dominant gigantiform cementoma associated with bone fractures. Open in a separate window.

We are determined to keep this website freely accessible. They found no definite evidence of familial occurrence. E Postoperative panorex X-ray showed vascularized iliac bone flap for reconstruction. It is benign, but without intervention it can result in severe disfigurement of the jaw.

Florid osseous dysplasia, which is histologically similar, may be distinct. Obliteration of the maxillary sinus and expansion of the maxillary bony cortex was noted. No history of similar lesions in family members could be obtained.

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

During month follow-up afterwards, the young patient experienced another physical blow of minor-trauma fracture near the femur neck.

For sake of differential diagnosis with hyperparathyroidism-jaw tumor HPT-JT syndrome, 4 several laboratory analyses, which included serum parathyroid hormone PTHphosphate levels, calcium levels, and alkaline phosphatase ALP activity, were undertaken accordingly. The non-expansive ODs are not treated when asymptomatic and biopsy is ill-advised owing to the risk of infection.

You can help Wikipedia by expanding it. Familial gigantiform cementoma with brittle bone disease, pathologic fractures, and osteosarcoma: Case report A 6-year-old female presented with a main complaint of a painless maxillary swelling which her parents noticed 8 months earlier.


The knowledge concerning FGC has been broadened for the recent proposition of the possible correlation with polyostotic diaphyseal fractures. Loss of lamina dura, decreased skull bone density, and sporadic bony defects all served as convincing evidence of the serious osseous fragility. Plast Reconstr Surg ; They may develop on the surface of cemenotma involved bone when they originate from the periosteum periosteal osteomas and present as a polypoid mass or they may be located in the cancellous bone where they are cementomma referred to as endosteal osteomas.

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Familial occurrence of periapical cemental dysplasia. A panoramic radiograph showed a well-defined round lobular radio-opacity in the left maxilla extending from the maxillary alveolus to the inferior orbital border and left maxillary tuberosity Figure 2.

J Neurosurg Pediatr ; 7: For the latest visit to our clinic 2 months ago, the outcome in the neomandible region was desirable, and in parallel, the recent DEA test result took a favorable turn as BMD had increased to She is currently under treatment, which she may need to continue until her growth stops in her early 20s.

A 6-year-old female presented with a main complaint of a painless maxillary swelling which her parents noticed 8 months earlier.

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