Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology

: 2012  |  Volume : 16  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 122--124

Metastasizing granular cell ameloblastoma

Anju Bansal1, Amar Bhatnagar2, Sunita Saxena1 
1 National Institute of Pathology (Indian Council of Medical Research), Safdarjung Hospital Campus, New Delhi, India
2 Department of Cancer Surgery, Safdarjung Hospital and VMMC, New Delhi, India

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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 granular cell type is extremely rare accounting for 4% of ameloblastomas. We report a case of granular cell ameloblastoma with metastasis to the cervical lymph node presenting in a 40-year-old Indian female.

How to cite this article:
Bansal A, Bhatnagar A, Saxena S. Metastasizing granular cell ameloblastoma.J Oral Maxillofac Pathol 2012;16:122-124

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Bansal A, Bhatnagar A, Saxena S. Metastasizing granular cell ameloblastoma. J Oral Maxillofac Pathol [serial online] 2012 [cited 2020 Aug 6 ];16:122-124
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