Among the ameloblastomas, the desmoplastic variation is rare. The desmoplastic ameloblastoma (DA) is characterized by specific clinical, imaging, and. Desmoplastic ameloblastoma (DA) is a rare variant of ameloblastoma, and less than patients have been reported in the literature. The present case. Desmoplastic Ameloblastoma is a rare variant of ameloblastoma. 90 cases of desmoplastic ameloblastoma have been reported so far in literature. We are.

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Pathology of the desmoplastic ameloblastoma. The radiographic features of DA also differ from the conventional ameloblastoma. The latter study stated that the origin of hybrid lesions is unclear and therefore it remains unknown if DA develops from conventional ameloblastoma, conventional ameloblastoma develops from DA, or hybrid ameloblastoma is a vesmoplastic of collision tumor.

Since a longer follow-up period of 10 years is the gold standard for ameloblastoma [ 24 ], we have planned a meticulous follow-up for this patient. It presents radiologically as unilocular or multilocular radiolucencies. A year-old female reported with a swelling in relation to the upper front teeth.

Related articles Desmoplastic ameloblastoma odontogenic tumor stromal desmoplasia. Radiographically, the intraosseous ameloblastoma is classically described in dental periapical and panoramic films as a multilocular or ‘soap bubble’ radiolucency. National Center for Biotechnology InformationU.

Desmoplastic ameloblastoma

The central area consists of swirled, hypercellular, spindle-shaped, or squamous epithelial cells. A case report [Ameloblastoma desmoplastico della mandibola: Around the globe, surgeons as desmoplastjc as the radiologists are well versed with the clinicoradiographic features of the common ameloblastomas, however, may ignore this variation.


The swelling was bony hard in consistency, nonfluctuant, nonreducible, noncompressible and nonpulsatile.

Our case was consistent with these common features reported in the literature. Panoramic radiograph showing mixed ill-defined lesion with flecks of calcification.

Desmoplastic ameloblastoma

Desmoplastic ameloblastoma DA is one of the 6 histopathological subtypes of ameloblastoma. His past medical history was noncontributory. Proper diagnosis is necessary to report such a case, so that the actual incidence can be noted.

It arises from odontogenic epithelium and is known for its distinct aggressive clinical behavior and characteristic histologic picture. Ameloblastomas with pronounced desmoplasia.

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Accurate diagnosis of the desmoplastic variant of ameloblastoma depends on the identification of the typical ameloblastic areas, and this may require examination of more tissue or a repeated biopsy. A case report [Ameloblastoma desmoplastico della mandibola: Pathology and Genetics of Head and Neck Tumors.

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Electric pulp vitality testing revealed that all the teeth in the vicinity were vital except the left upper lateral incisor. The surgical specimen consisted of a portion of the maxilla and the teeth involved in the tumor. Some of the islands showed cystic degeneration [ Figure 2 ]. In recent years, the histomorphological spectrum of ameloblastoma has expanded to include a desmoplastic variant.


Desmoplastic ameloblastoma with osteoplasia: Review of literature with a case report

Effiom OA, Odukoya O. Desmoplastic ameloblastoma-a report of two clinical cases. An incisional biopsy was performed under local anesthesia to establish a definitive diagnosis. The desmo- and osteoplastic ameloblastoma. Radiologically, the desmoplastic variant exhibits atypical and varied radiographic features such as: On palpation, the swelling was non-tender and the inspectory findings were confirmed.

The mechanism of desmoplasia is not understood even after two decades. To receive news and publication updates for Case Reports in Pathology, enter your email address in the box below.

This is in contrast to the conventional ameloblastoma which ameloglastoma found predominantly in the posterior region of mandible.

Received Jan 26; Accepted Apr Ameloblastomx incisional biopsy was conducted, and the lesion was diagnosed as a benign odontogenic tumor data not shown. However, age and sex distribution do not differ from the other types of ameloblastoma. Support Center Support Center.

A histopathologic study of amelobalstomas with special ddesmoplastic to the desmoplastic variant. Conflicting reports are available regarding the recurrence because of paucity of adequate samples. The mean age at initial presentation is