Florid cemento-osseous dysplasia (mixed)

Features

  • Florid osseous dysplasia is a benign condition that usually involves multiple quadrants of the jaws.
  • The lesions are often bilaterally and symmetrically positioned.They are associated with the apices of the teeth if present.
  • It is clinically the most extensive form of cemento-osseous dysplasia.
  • Adjacent teeth: not displaced- not resorbed- typically vital.
  • Occasionally may cause expansion

Radiodensity

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

Cases

White female, 45 yrs. Mixed lesions in the mandible bilateral


Male 48 years. All three stages are present. tooth 44 (radiolucency), tooth 45 (mixed), tooth 36 (radiopacity).