Ameloblastoma

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard

Presentation

Painless jaw swelling since one month.

Patient Data

Age: 45
Gender: Male
X-ray

Bubbly well circumscribed lesion in the mandible. 

CT

Bubbly well circumscribed lesion in the mandible, suggestive of ameloblastoma.

Case Discussion

Ameloblastomas (previously known as an adamantinoma of the jaw) are benign, locally aggressive tumors that arise from the mandible, or less commonly from the maxilla.

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Case information

rID: 2577
Published: 7th May 2008
Last edited: 13th Aug 2019
System: Head & Neck
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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