Ameloblastoma

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard

Presentation

Painless jaw swelling since one month.

Patient Data

Age: 45
Gender: Male
Modality: X-ray

Bubbly well circumscribed lesion in the mandible. 

Modality: CT

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 tumours that arise from the mandible, or less commonly from the maxilla.

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Case Information

rID: 2577
Case created: 7th May 2008
Last edited: 18th Sep 2015
System: Head & Neck
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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