Ameloblastic fibro-odontoma

Case contributed by Dr Roberto Schubert


Virtually painless swelling of the left upper jaw for about 4 years.

Patient Data

Age: 20 years
Gender: Female

Lucent lesion with irregular radioopaque inclusions and massive sclerosis of the left maxilla enclosing three unerupted teeth.

Case Discussion

This rare odontogenic lesion typically develops before the age of 20 and has a predilection for the premolar region. According to the WHO classification, it has similar histological features to ameloblastic fibroma, but with inductive changes that lead to the formation of dentin or enamel.

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Case information

rID: 18843
Published: 24th Jul 2012
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
System: Head & Neck
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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