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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]

  • benign;
  • 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.