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Florid cemento-osseous dysplasia

Synonym(s) Florid osseous dysplasia
Focal cemento-osseous dysplasia
Prevalence Unknown
Inheritance Not applicable
Age of onset Adult
  • D16.4
  • D16.5
  • C0555197
  • C537063
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Disease definition

Florid cemento-osseous dysplasia (FCOD) is a rare fibro-osseous lesion in the jaw that predominantly affects middle-aged women of African descent. It is generally asymptomatic or may manifest with pain and gingival swelling. Radiologically, it is characterized by multiple dense lobulated bone lesions, often symmetrically located in various regions of the jaw.

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