Peripheral ossifying fibroma and pyogenic granuloma. Are they interrelated?

@article{Prasad2008PeripheralOF,
  title={Peripheral ossifying fibroma and pyogenic granuloma. Are they interrelated?},
  author={Shiva B M Prasad and Shridhara B Reddy and Sudhir R. Patil and Nagaraj Balasaheb Kalburgi and Rudrayya Shivanand Puranik},
  journal={The New York state dental journal},
  year={2008},
  volume={74 2},
  pages={50-2}
}
Peripheral ossifying fibroma (POF) and pyogenic granuloma (PG) belong to the group of "focal reactive overgrowths," having different histomorphologic representations. The pathogenesis of POF remains controversial. It has been observed that POF in some cases may initially develop as a PG that undergoes subsequent fibrous maturation and calcification. A case of focal reactive gingival overgrowth with a recurrence is presented. Clinical, radiological and histological examinations were performed… CONTINUE READING

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