Ameloblastic carcinoma: A case report and literature review

Madan, Manas; Singh, Jasbir; Arora, Rachna; Bansal, Monika
March 2011
International Journal of Applied & Basic Medical Research;Mar2011, Vol. 1 Issue 1, p54
Academic Journal
Ameloblastic carcinoma (AC) is a rare epithelial odontogenic tumor of the jaws, which exhibits cytological features of ameloblastoma and carcinoma. It has a distinct predilection for mandible. These lesions may initially show histologic features of ameloblastoma that dedifferentiate over time. Others may present with features of epithelial dedifferentiation in ameloblastoma. A case of ameloblastomic carcinoma in a 64-year-old male is reported, who presented with swelling in the left mandible 3 months after the extraction of the left upper molar.


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