Florid cemento-osseous dysplasia and osteomyelitis: A case report of a simultaneous presentation

Cyntia Helena Pereira de Carvalho, Emeline das Neves de Araújo Lima, Joabe dos Santos Pereira, Ana Miryam Costa de Medeiros, Ericka Janine Dantas da Silveira


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.


florid cemento-osseous dysplasia; osteomyelitis; diagnosis

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