Desmoplastic ameloblastoma (DA) is a rare variant of ameloblastoma, and less than patients have been reported in the literature. The present case. Abstract Ameloblastoma is a rare odontogenic neoplasm of the mandible and maxilla, with multiple histologic variants, and high recurrence. AMELOBLASTOMA Dr. Deepak K. Gupta Dr. Deepak K. Gupta B.D.S. (Gold Medalist).

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Other variants such as acanthomatous occur in older patients. Treating Ameloblastoma and its Long Term Effect Due to the rarity of ameloblastoma, and therefore the smaller number of reported cases, it is difficult to work out the most effective and safest treatment for this tumour. Treatment of UA includes both radical and conservative surgical excision, curettage, chemical and electrocautery, radiation therapy or combination of surgery and radiation.

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If you are worried about any symptoms please consult your doctor. Malignant Ameloblastoma Metastatic Ameloblastoma in the Lung: Related articles Adenoid odontogenic tumor ameloblastoma desmoplastic ameloblastoma maxilla. For the best experience please upgrade to a newer browser, like Chrome, Opera, Firefox, Edge or Safari. World Health Organization Classification of Tumours: This section aims to provide information on the specific details of diagnosing an adamantinoma and to discuss other conditions that may appear diagnostically similar to adamantinoma.


The tumor originates from the residual epithelium of the tooth germ, epithelium of odontogenic cysts stratified squamous epithelium ameloblawtoma epithelium of the amelobpastoma organ. The plexiform ameloblastoma shows epithelium proliferating in a ‘cord like fashion’, hence the name ‘plexiform’.

For the best experience, please enable Javascript in your browser settings. Classification Ameloblastoma is classified, according to WHO and the International Agency for Research on Cancer,as a benign tumor with odontogenic epithelium, mature fibrous stroma and without odontogenic ectomesenchyme.

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The acanthomatous variant is extremely rare. Ameloblastomas are locally aggressive benign tumours that arise from the mandibleor, less commonly, from the maxilla. Odontogenic Aalah and Allied Lesions; pp. Case 12 Case Print this page Share this page Twitter This button launches a new window Facebook This button launches a new window Email This link launches your email client.

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Surgical enucleation was followed and diagnosis of plexiform ameloblastoma was confirmed on histological grounds. J Craniofac Surg ; National Journal of Maxillofacial Surgery. Occasionally erosion of the adjacent tooth roots can be seen. Ameloblastoma; plexiform ameloblastoma; periapical lesion; unilocular lesion. Central giant cell granuloma Central giant cell granuloma.


Moreover, the radiographic features of this lesion rarely point towards ameloblastoma. Ameloblastoma is a rare, benign, tumour of the bone which can occur in the lower or upper jaw bone.

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Related articles Ameloblastoma; plexiform ameloblastoma; periapical lesion; unilocular lesion. Keratocystic odontic tumour Keratocystic odontic tumour. Case report adalaah extragingival peripheral ameloblastoma in buccal mucosa. Robert EM, Diane S.

Desmoplastic ameloblastoma was first reported by Eversole et al. Quintessence Publishing Co Ltd.

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Radiographically it produces mixed radiolucent – radioopaque lesion with diffuse border that indicates that the tumor is more aggressive than other variants of ameloblastoma. Ameloblastoma clinically appears amloblastoma an aggressive odontogenic tumor, often asymptomatic and slow-growing, with no evidence of swelling. A Rationale for Diagnosis and Treatment. Adenoid odontogenic tumor, ameloblastoma, desmoplastic ameloblastoma, maxilla. Reclassification of the Odontogenic Keratocyst from Cyst to Tumour.