Recurrent ameloblastoma: A surgical challenge

Chithra, A and Kamath, Abhay Taranath and Kudva, Adarsh (2018) Recurrent ameloblastoma: A surgical challenge. Case Reports in Dentistry, 2018. pp. 1-6. ISSN 2090-6447

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Ameloblastoma is locally aggressive benign odontogenic tumour with increased risk of recurrence rate. (e choice of treatment depends on the histologic subtype. Radical therapy is the recommended modality for solid ameloblastomas. (e possibilities of recurrence even after enbloc resection are still high. (e author presents two case reports of recurrent ameloblastomas postradical resection. First case describes the recurrence of ameloblastoma in the bone graft which was used for reconstruction, and the second case depicts recurrence in the infratemporal fossa. Intraoperative radiography of the frozen section of the soft tissue margin plays an important role in the holistic management of these lesions.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: Dentistry > MCODS Manipal > Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Depositing User: KMC Library
Date Deposited: 16 May 2018 11:18
Last Modified: 16 May 2018 11:18

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