Efunkoya AA

Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Faculty of Dentistry,Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital, Kano, Nigeria

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    Management of Odontogenic Fibromyxoma in Pediatric Nigerian Patients: A Review of 8 Cases
    Author(s): Omeje KU, Amole IO, Osunde OD* and Efunkoya AA

    Odontogenic fibromyxoma (OFM) is a benign, locally invasive and aggressive nonmetastasizing neoplasm of jaw bones. They are considered relatively rare and known to be derived from embryonic mesenchymal elements of dental origin. Treatment of OFM depends on the size of the lesion and on its nature and behavior. Varying treatment modalities ranging from curettage to radical excision have been documented.Aim; This paper is a review of management of 8 pediatric patients with histologically diagnosed OFM at a Nigerian tertiary health care facility. This was a retrospective study of all patients aged 15 years and below who presented to the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Clinic of Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital, Kano, over a 5‑year period (January 2008 to December 2012), with a histologic diagnosis of OFM. The information obtained included patients’ demographics, as well as the.. Read More»

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