Among the ameloblastomas, the desmoplastic variation is rare. The desmoplastic ameloblastoma (DA) is characterized by specific clinical, imaging, and. Desmoplastic ameloblastoma (DA) is a rare variant of ameloblastoma, and less than patients have been reported in the literature. The present case. Desmoplastic Ameloblastoma is a rare variant of ameloblastoma. 90 cases of desmoplastic ameloblastoma have been reported so far in literature. We are.

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A case report [Ameloblastoma desmoplastico della mandibola: The presence of osteoplastic bone can also present similarly. Indian J Dent Res.

Desmoplastic ameloblastoma with osteoplasia: Review of literature with a case report

The anterior region of either jaw was most commonly found to be affected. None, Conflict of Interest: Conflicting reports are available regarding the recurrence because of paucity of adequate samples.

However, Escande et al. Report of a case and brief review of the English language literature. Desmoplastic ameloblastoma in Indians: Journal of Clinical and Experimental Dentistry. Report of a case. The intraoral examination disclosed a large mass, approximately 4. Some current concepts on the pathology of ameloblastomas.

Related articles Desmoplastic ameloblastoma odontogenic tumor stromal desmoplasia. This article has been cited by other articles in PMC. An image of the oral cavity obtained during the initial examination showing a desmoplxstic mass in the lower right premolar region. His past medical history was noncontributory. J Oral Maxillofac Surg.


The panoramic radiograph, conventional computed tomography and magnetic resonance images of desmoplastic ameloblastoma are not specific; they are compatible with those of fibro-osseous lesions and ameloblastpma mimic the radiographic appearance of fibrous dysplasia, chronic sclerosing osteomyelitis, and if well-circumscribed, an ossifying fibroma.

The tumor was treated by partial maxillectomy and the patient was disease free after 1 year.

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Hybrid ameloblastoma lesions were first described by Waldron and El-Mofty [ 13 ] as a tumor variant in which areas of follicular and plexiform ameloblastoma coexist with areas that are characteristic of DA. Un raro caso clinico] Cristofaro, M.

This feature makes it unique among the ameloblastomas. In most of the cases, their radiographic appearances are often more typical of the fibro-osseous lesions with well-defined or poorly defined borders.

Desmoplastic Ameloblastoma: A Case Report

A unique case of desmoplastic ameloblastoma of the mandible: She amelobalstoma also noticed a slight downward movement of the affected teeth and had mild pain. Report of a unique case and review of literature. The swelling was slow in growth and present since 4 months.

How to cite this article: Literature Review A literature review revealed 34 cases of hybrid ameloblastoma according to database of PubMed Table 1.

Desmoplastic ameloblastoma

This indicates the greater aggressive potential of conventional follicular ameloblastoma as compared to DA as tenascin has been observed in unstable desnoplastic like neoplasia. However, more systematic studies on desmoplastic ameloblastoma are needed to prove such suggestions.


Head dfsmoplastic Neck Tumors. Case of the Week Report of a Case and Review of the Literature. Histological features consisted of proliferating, irregularly shaped islands and cords of odontogenic epithelium of varying sizes embedded in a desmoplastic connective tissue stroma. J Oral Pathol Med.

Click here for information on linking to our website or using our content or images. However our case differed from the reviewed cases as it was found to be a unilocular lesion with well defined borders. Ameloblastoma with pronounced desmoplasia, J Oral Maxillofac Surg, Received Nov 8; Accepted Mar 5. Desmoplastic ameloblastoma with osteoplasia: A systematic review Rahul Anand,Gargi S. Ameloblastoma mandible maxilla See also: Desmoplastic ameloblastoma – a report of two clinical cases.

Whether the recurrence is due to the nature of the tumor or due to the incomplete surgery remains speculative. Archives of Iranian Medicine.

The epithelial tumor islands were very irregular with a pointed stellate vesmoplastic or small strand like and discrete. Matsuo A, Ueno S. Oral and maxillofacial pathology. A case report and literature review. The right submandibular lymph node was also palpable and non-tender.

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