TITLE

Odontoameloblastoma: five years follow up of a surgical case and review of literature

AUTHOR(S)
Siniscalchi, E. Nastro; Catalfamo, L.; Rinaldo, F.; Ieni, A.; Tuccari, G.; De Ponte, F. S.
PUB. DATE
September 2012
SOURCE
European Review for Medical & Pharmacological Sciences;2012 Supplement, Vol. 16, p125
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Case Study
ABSTRACT
The odontoameloblastoma (OA), also known as ameloblastic odontoma, is a rare neoplasm of jaws which includes odontogenic ectomesenchyme in addition to odontogenic epithelium that resembles an ameloblastoma both in structure and in behaviour. The exact incidence is difficult to determine. Since 1944, only 24 cases have been reported in English literature which fulfill both histological and clinical features of this lesion. The Authors report a case report of an odontoameloblastoma in a 15-year-old caucasian man treated with a surgical excision. The five years follow-up shows no evidence of recurrence confirming the validity of a conservative surgery with enucleation of OA, followed by periodical clinical and radiographical controls.
ACCESSION #
82541070

 

Related Articles

  • ameloblastoma.  // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009);2009, Issue 21, p92 

    An encyclopedia entry for "ameloblastoma," which means a tumor of the jaw, particularly on the lower one, that is caused by enamel forming cells and it has low grade malignancy, is presented.

  • GINGIVAL HYPERTROPHY- HYPERPLASIA? PERIPHERAL AMELOBLASTOMA! Luciani, Fabio; Cecchetti, Francesco; Piva, Paolo; Motta, Alessandro; Bartuli, Francesco Nicola; Arcuri, Claudio // International Journal of Clinical Dentistry;2013, Vol. 6 Issue 1, p1 

    Purpose: The purpose of this study was to determine the clinical and histological features and treatment of Pheripheral ameloblastoma. Pheripheral Ameloblastoma is a rare benign odontogenic tumor that concerns soft tissue and have a typical extraosseous localization. Material and Methods: Aim of...

  • MAXILLOFACIAL PATHOLOGY: Benign Nonodontogenic Lesions of the Jaws. Pogrel, M. Anthony // Peterson's Principles of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery;2004, Vol. 1, p597 

    Chapter 31 of the book "Peterson's Principles of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery" is presented. It discusses a group of tumors under benign nonodontogenic lesions of jaws. It notes that localized excision is the recommended treatment for neurofibromas following a biopsy. It explains the surgical...

  • "Dredging Method"- A Conservative Surgical Approach for the Treatment of Ameloblastoma of Jaw. Sadat, S. M. A.; Ahmed, M. // Journal of Bangladesh College of Physicians & Surgeons;May2011, Vol. 29 Issue 2, p72 

    Ameloblastoma is an aggressive benign odontogenic tumor of jaws with different clinical features and histologic patterns. The resection of mandible in growing young patient is associated with number of complications such as loss of jaw bone support, deformity, dysfunction and psychological...

  • Ameloloblastic carcinoma - a case report. Markose, Eldho; Mani, Varghese // International Journal of Dental Clinics;2010, Vol. 2 Issue 4, p54 

    The ameloblastoma is the prototype of a benign neoplasm with odontogenic origin. It will exhibit cell replication and growth throughout its existence, but it will not metastasize. The rare cases of amelobastoma that have metastasized are termed malignant ameloblastoma. Alternatively ameloblastic...

  • Plexiform Ameloblastoma. Celur, Sreelalita; Babu, K. Sunil // International Journal of Clinical Pediatric Dentistry;Jan-Apr2012, Vol. 5 Issue 5, p78 

    The ameloblastoma is a benign but aggressive neoplasm of odontogenic origin. However, no enamel or hard tissue is formed by the tumor cells. Ameloblastomas are infamous for their invasive growth and their tendency to recur. Robinson (1937) as a benign tumor that is 'usually unicentric,...

  • Metastasizing granular cell ameloblastoma. Bansal, Anju; Bhatnagar, Amar; Saxena, Sunita // Journal of Oral & Maxillofacial Pathology (0973029X);Jan2012, Vol. 16 Issue 1, p122 

    Ameloblastoma is a slow growing odontogenic epithelial tumor of jaw. It accounts for 1% of all tumors and cysts arising in maxilla and mandible. Although it is locally invasive and has a marked tendency to recur, metastasis is rare. Of the various histological patterns of ameloblastoma, the...

  • Ameloblastic carcinoma: A case report and literature review. Madan, Manas; Singh, Jasbir; Arora, Rachna; Bansal, Monika // International Journal of Applied & Basic Medical Research;Mar2011, Vol. 1 Issue 1, p54 

    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....

  • Pediatric Odontogenic Tumor of the Jaw - A Case Report. MUDDANA, KEERTHI; PASUPULA, AJAY PRAKASH; DORANKULA, SHYAM PRASAD REDDY; THOKALA, MADHUSUDAN RAO; MUPPALLA, JAYA NAGENDRA KRISHNA // Journal of Clinical & Diagnostic Research;Feb2014, Vol. 8 Issue 2, p250 

    Central jaw tumors (intra osseous) in children occur infrequently and few oral pathologists have had the opportunity or experience in diagnosing these lesions and predicting their biological behavior. Some children are not diagnosed correctly at the initial stages as having a neoplasm and are...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics