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Journal of Oral Medicine, Oral Surgery, Oral Pathology and Oral Radiology

Ameloblastoma: A case report

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Author Details: Yogita J. Khalekar, Abhijeet R. Sande, Amit Zope, Praveenkumar Ramdrug, Kamhala KA

Volume : 3

Issue : 3

Online ISSN : 2395-6194

Print ISSN : 2395-6186

Article First Page : 176

Article End Page : 178


Ameloblastoma is an odontogenic neoplasm whose significance lies in their impending nature to grow to huge size resulting in bone distortion. Unicystic ameloblastoma (UA) is a variation of the solid or multicystic ameloblastoma. It comprises for 5-22% of all intraosseous ameloblastomas. Biologically it is less aggressive variant which mimics an odontogenic cyst clinically as well as radiographically. Hence the histophathological examination is obligatory to diagnose such cases. This article presents a case which was diagnosed initially as an odontogenic cyst which further on histopathological examination was diagnosed as Unicystic ameloblastoma of mural variety.

 Ameloblastoma, Odontogenicneoplasm, Unicystic Ameloblastoma, Unicystic, Intraosseous