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Unicystic ameloblastoma associated with a compound odontome: an unusual presentation

Alampally, Hari Shanker and Shergill, Ankur Kaur and Carnelio, Sunitha and Chandrashekar, Chetana and Singh, Gurshinder Pal (2014) Unicystic ameloblastoma associated with a compound odontome: an unusual presentation. International Journal of Current Research and Review, 6 (17). pp. 17-20. ISSN 0975-5241

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Abstract

Aim: Association of odontomes with odontogenic neoplasms is reported but their manifestation in conjunction with unicystic ameloblastoma is very unusual. Case Report: Herein we report a very rare case of a 28 year old male patient who was diagnosed with unicystic ameloblastoma associated with a compound odontome. Discussion: Ameloblastoma is the most common true odontogenic neoplasm in the oral cavity subsequent to odontomes. Unicystic ameloblastoma is a lesser aggressive variant of ameloblastoma as compared to its solid, multicystic counterpart. Its association with odontomes has been seldom reported in English literature. Conclusion: Reporting of such rare entities achieved through a comprehensive clinico pathological correlation can assist in a definitive diagnosis of similar cases.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Ameloblastoma; odontoma; odontogenic cysts; tooth.
Subjects: Dentistry > MCODS Manipal > Oral Pathology and Microbiology
Medicine > KMC Manipal > ENT
Depositing User: KMC Manipal
Date Deposited: 20 Jun 2015 09:35
Last Modified: 20 Jun 2015 09:35
URI: http://eprints.manipal.edu/id/eprint/143097

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