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Unicystic plexiform ameloblastoma: An unusual case report


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Author Details : Meghana HC*, Sri Charan KN, Pramod GV, Ashok L, Vidya Holla

Volume : 5, Issue : 3, Year : 2019

Article Page : 63-66


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Abstract

Ameloblastoma is a benign odontogenic neoplasm which frequently affects the mandible. The term ameloblastoma includes several clinicoradiological and histological types. Unicystic ameloblastoma is a less common type of ameloblastoma. Unicystic ameloblastoma has many clinical, gross features and radiographic features similar to a jaw cyst but on histologic examination shows a typical ameloblastomatous epithelium lining the cyst cavity, with or without luminal and/or mural tumor proliferation. Since there is lot of confusion between unicystic ameloblastoma and dentigerous cyst, the biologic behaviour of this tumor group was reviewed. Since recurrence of a tumor can occur over a delayed period of life, regular follow up is essential in management. Hereby we report an unusual case of unicystic ameloblastoma in a 50-year-old female patient.

Keywords: Unicystic, Ameloblastoma, Odontogenic neoplasm.

Doi : 10.18231/j.ijmi.2019.018

How to cite : Meghana Hc, Sri Charan Kn, Pramod Gv, Ashok L, Holla V, Unicystic plexiform ameloblastoma: An unusual case report. IP Int J Maxillofac Imaging 2019;5(3):63-66

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