Case contributed by Frank Gaillard


Painless jaw swelling since one month.

Patient Data

Age: 45 years
Gender: Male

Bubbly well circumscribed lesion in the mandible. 


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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