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Revista Odonto Ciência
versão On-line ISSN 1980-6523
CARVALHO, Cyntia Helena Pereira de et al. Florid cemento-osseous dysplasia and osteomyelitis: a case report of a simultaneous presentation. Rev. odonto ciênc. [online]. 2012, vol.27, n.2, pp.166-169. ISSN 1980-6523. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S1980-65232012000200014.
PURPOSE: To report a case of florid cemento-osseous dysplasia (FCOD) and chronic diffuse sclerosing osteomyelitis (CDSO) in a simultaneous presentation, emphasizing the significance of differential diagnosis and appropriate management of these conditions. CASE DESCRIPTION: A female, 69 years old, black patient had a complaint of itching and pain in posterior left mandibular region. The patient had a yellowish hard mass throughout all quadrants of the jaws. A panoramic radiograph showed a lobular, diffuse and irregular radiopaque lesion. Based on clinical and histopathological findings, the diagnosis was FCOD associated with secondary osteomyelitis. CONCLUSION: This report reinforces the need of accurate assessment of clinical, radiographic and histopathological aspects for the diagnosis and correct selection of treatment in cases of combined lesions.
Palavras-chave : Fluorid cemento-osseous dysplasia; osteomyelitis.