Eur J Pediatr Surg 2012; 22(06): 479-484
DOI: 10.1055/s-0032-1313349
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Juvenile Psammomatoid Ossifying Fibroma of the Forehead, Radical Resection, and Defect Coverage with a Hydroxyl-Apatite Composite—A Case Report

Lea Aska Wehrli
1  Department of Pediatric Surgery, University Children's Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland
,
Noemi Zweifel
1  Department of Pediatric Surgery, University Children's Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland
,
Robert Weil
1  Department of Pediatric Surgery, University Children's Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland
,
Stefan Altermatt
1  Department of Pediatric Surgery, University Children's Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland
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Publication History

10 February 2012

20 February 2012

Publication Date:
30 May 2012 (online)

Conclusion

In JPOF, radical resection is the gold standard treatment. Enucleation or curettage might be attempted, however be aware of recurrence of the lesion, as we experienced and as is described in the literature. Covering the defect with a hydroxyl-apatite ceramic implant in children is also an elegant strategy with an excellent cosmetic result.