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Unicystic Ameloblastoma in a Young Female: A Case Report and Review of Literature

Laxmikanth Chatra, Sham Kishor Kanneppady, Santosh B Sakri, S Nanditha, K Prashanth Shenoy

Citation Information : Chatra L, Kanneppady SK, Sakri SB, Nanditha S, Prashanth Shenoy K. Unicystic Ameloblastoma in a Young Female: A Case Report and Review of Literature. World J Dent 2011; 2 (3):263-267.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10015-1094

Published Online: 01-09-2011

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2011; The Author(s).


Abstract

Ameloblastoma is an archetype of a true neoplasm of odontogenic origin. Most ameloblastomas have been classically described as a multilocular cyst-like lesion of the jaw. The unicystic variant is far less frequent and has been reported in only 6% of ameloblastomas. The presented patient is an 18-year-old female, diagnosed with this distinct entity which was treated with hemimandibulectomy, followed by reconstruction.


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