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An Official Publication of the Indian Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathologists

Year : 2019  |  Volume : 23  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 63-65
Ameloblastic fibroma in a young adult

1 Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, KCDS, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
2 Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology, KCDS, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India

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R Mahesh Kumar
Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, KCDS, MVIT Campus, Hunasamaranahalli, Via-Yelahanka, Bengaluru - 562 157, Karnataka
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DOI: 10.4103/jomfp.JOMFP_37_16

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Ameloblastic fibroma is a rare mixed odontogenic tumor of the jaw comprising 2.5% of all odontogenic tumors. It is most commonly seen in young adults as a gradually increasing swelling in the jaw. Treatment considered is meticulous enucleation and curettage of surrounding bone. This study presents a case of ameloblastic fibroma in a 15-year-old female patient with a swelling on the right side of the mandible which was managed by enucleation and curettage.

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