Ameloblastoma of the follicular, plexiform, and acanthomatous type in the maxillary sinus: A case report

Gruica, Boris; Stauffer, Edouard; Buser, Daniel; Bornstein, Michael
April 2003
Quintessence International;Apr2003, Vol. 34 Issue 4, p311
Academic Journal
Case Study
The ameloblastoma is a benign odontogenic tumor of epithelial origin. Histopathologically, it occurs in six patterns: plexiform, follicular, acanthomatous, granular cell, basal cell, and desmoplastic type. This report presents a rare case of an ameloblastoma in the maxillary sinus that consists of three types: follicular, plexiform, and acanthomatous. The diagnostic procedure, surgical therapy, and follow-up findings are described and discussed.


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