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Year : 2017  |  Volume : 21  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 267-272
Unicystic ameloblastoma in conjunction with peripheral ameloblastoma: A unique case report presenting with diverse histological patterns


Department of Oral Pathology and Microbiology, Mamata Dental College, Khammam, Telangana, India

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Sravani Ghattamaneni
Department of Oral Pathology and Microbiology, Mamata Dental College, Giriprasad Nagar, Khammam, Telangana
India
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DOI: 10.4103/jomfp.JOMFP_115_15

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Ameloblastomas are benign epithelial odontogenic neoplasms which are locally aggressive with an insidious growth pattern. Based on the clinical, radiographic, histopathology and behavioral and prognostic aspects, four variants of ameloblastoma are distinguished. They include solid/multicystic ameloblastoma, unicystic ameloblastoma (UA), peripheral ameloblastoma (PA) and desmoplastic ameloblastoma. UA and PA are two variants that have no clinical or radiological resemblance to each other. A case of simultaneous occurrence of these two lesions displaying an array of different histopathological entities together, with a note on pathological insight, has been reported in a 59-year-old adult male patient.


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