Cementoma is a tumor-like structure made of a mass corresponding to the structure of cement.
Distribution[edit | edit source]
Benign cementoblastoma[edit | edit source]
- real cementoma;
- rare, occurrence in people under 25, in the area of premolars and molars;
- benign, growing slowly, attached to the root of the tooth;
- may cause enlargement of the mandible.
Gigantiform cementoma[edit | edit source]
- consisting of calcified masses of cell-free cementum;
- grows to a considerable size, enlarges and deforms the jaws;
- middle aged women.
Periapical cement dysplasia[edit | edit source]
- bone replacement with fibrous ligament, which later calcifies, ossifies, and sclerotizes;
- occurrence in the mandible, incisor area;
- does not cause problems if it is close to the surface, ulceration of the mucosa may occur;
- common in older women.
Cemento-ossifying fibroma (COF, cementifying fibroma)[edit | edit source]
- benign; it occurs again in the mandible but in the area of premolars and molars.
Links[edit | edit source]
Sources[edit | edit source]
- LIŠKA, Karel. orofaciální patologie. 1. vydání. 1983.