Focal cemento-osseous dysplasia (3rd stage)

Features

  • It is usually a solitary fibro-cemento-osseous lesion
  • Any aras of the jaws, but mainly in posterior mandible.
  • Adjacent teeth: not displaced- not resorbed- typically vital. No expansion

Radiodensity

  • Early stage: Radiolucent, not corticated
  • Intermediate stage: Radiopacity within the apical radiolucencies
  • Late stage: Densely radiopaque.

Differential diagnosis