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CASE REPORT
Year : 2008  |  Volume : 20  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 146-150

Desmoplastic ameloblastoma of anterior mandible: Case report of a rarity


Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, Pacific Dental College and Hospital, Debari, Udaipur-313 024, Rajasthan, India

Correspondence Address:
Prashant Nahar
"Himadri", 62, Sarvritu Vilas, Udaipur-313 001, Rajasthan
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/0972-1363.52830

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Ameloblastoma, one of the most common odontogenic tumors of the jaws, presents classical clinical, radiographic and histopathological diagnostic features exhibiting a benign but locally aggressive and destructive clinical course with a high rate of recurrence. A case of desmoplastic ameloblastoma of mandible is discussed in this article, which presents itself as a rare variant of ameloblastoma with unusual inconclusive clinico-radiographic features to be diagnosed as classical ameloblastoma and difficult to differentiate from other suspected multilocular benign odontogenic or reactive lesions of the jaws. It is the typical histopathological picture of the lesion exhibiting a blend of desmoplasia (collagenization) and ameloblastoma that leads to its final diagnosis and determines its management.


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