Central Ameloblastoma with a Peripheral Ameloblastoma-Like Component: A Case Report

Seyyed Hosein Tabatabaei, Mohammad Hassan Akhavan Karbasi, Mohammad Danesh Ardekani, Neda Gholami, Arezo Khabazian


Amebloblastoma as the most common epithelial odontogenic neoplasm may occur in two forms of central and peripheral. This report presents a case of a 41-year-old Iranian female with a six-month complaint from a painless mass in the right posterior portion of the mandible. The case was diagnosed as an exophytic epulis-like peripheral component with characteristics of peripheral ameloblastoma and an intrabony component like solid ameloblastoma. Two probable hypotheses considered for this case is also discussed.

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