PDF | Familial gigantiform cementoma is an exceedingly rare but distinct subtype of cemento-osseous-fibrous lesion. Undocumented. Very few cases of gigantiform cementoma have been reported, and those associated with a positive family history are especially rare. Confusion exists about the. Familial gigantiform cementoma is a rare benign fibrocemento-osseous lesion of the jaws that can cause severe facial deformity. It has an.

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Familiall from typical multiquadrant and expansile abnormalies involving both jaws, he also suffered from several times of fractures in lower extremity.

However, owing to such diversion of calcium supply, bone fragility was manifested in the other anatomic regions, especially in lower extremities.

Journal List Medicine Baltimore v. To keep both practitioners and patients informed of the overall bony changes and corresponding risks of fractures, we contended that DEA should be routinely tested since initial clinic visit. December Learn how and when to remove this template message. We are determined to keep this website freely accessible.

Familial Gigantiform Cementoma

Author information Article notes Copyright and License information Disclaimer. Some of his consanguineous relatives bore the same burden of fractures during pubertal period. Fibro-osseous lesions of the head and neck. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed.

Periprosthetic bone mineral density changes after unicondylar knee arthroplasty. Lam Dento maxillo facial radiology Review of the literature. Cemengoma Radiol ; Compared with other 3 CODs, FGC takes on a really unique and aggressive form of behavior that is not supposed to be clinically approached in the existing framework of classification.

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Autosomal dominant gigantiform cementoma associated cementpma bone fractures. The cause of this tumor is currently unknown. C Lateral view of FGC. To further identify the specific reasons for multiple fractures alongside these osseous changes previously described, whole-body dual-energy absorptiometry DEA measuring bone mineral density BMD was then offered under permission of the patient and his parents. B Preoperative panorex X-ray showed a characteristic radiographic feature cementoka familial gigantiform cementoma FGC with well-circumscribed radiopaque areas involving all quadrants of the jaw, with mandible being more severely damaged.

Please review our privacy policy. Clin Radiol ; From This Paper Figures, tables, and topics from this paper. Autosomal gigantifirm gigantiform cementoma associated with bone fractures. They found no definite evidence of familial occurrence. Plast Reconstr Surg ; Diagnostic Histopathology ; The disorder appears to occur mainly in asymptomatic black females with a mean age of onset of 42 years.

Report of a case documented with computed tomography and 3D imaging. B Preoperative panorex X-ray showed a characteristic radiographic feature of familial gigantiform cementoma FGC with well-circumscribed radiopaque areas involving all quadrants of the jaw, with mandible being more severely damaged.

It is benign, but without intervention cementomx can result in severe disfigurement of the jaw. This page was last edited on 11 Octoberat Since then, supplementation of calcium and vitamin D had been prescribed as a method to ameliorate the general calcium metabolism disorder.

D Postoperative view of patient after d v.

The sharp contrast of CT images between densely bony deposits in FGC lesion and the radiolucent low-density images confirmed our familual that both maxilla and mandible of FGC shared unevenly and favorable distribution of calcium deposits in the general calcium metabolism of whole body.


She is currently under treatment, which she may need to continue until her growth stops in her early 20s.

Familial gigantiform cementoma: classification and presentation of a large pedigree.

The growth of the disfigured mandible had not yet been deterred, but instead, accelerated, accompanied by teeth loss and altered dietary patterns. Gigantiform cementoma is characterized by diffuse radioopaque masses scattered throughout the jaws.

C Giantiform view of FGC. References Publications referenced by this paper. Showing of 15 references. F Two bony defects were identified in reconstructed pelvic CT images.

InMoshref et al 8 again reported a FGC case series with frequent fracture history. Familial gigantiform cementoma FGC is a distinct and uncommon fibro-cemento-osseous lesion with unknown etiology. The authors report no conflicts of interest. Support Center Support Center.


Large vascular malformation in a child presenting with vascular steal phenomenon managed with pial synangiosis. Despite the paucity of information familail FGC, DEA, as we believe, carries diagnostic and therapeutic implications, along with other radiographic examinations.

In the family reported by Young et al.