Only one other case of desmoplastic ameloblastoma has been reported in the ramus region of mandible of the 90 cases that we have reviewed. Review of. Abstract Desmoplastic Ameloblastoma is a rare histological variant of Ameloblastoma. Approximately cases of desmoplastic Ameloblastoma have been. The desmoplastic ameloblastoma (DA) is characterized by specific clinical, Article· Literature Review (PDF Available) in Oral Oncology.

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It has a predilection for the anterior and premolar regions of the mandible and maxilla [ 2 — 6 desmoplwstic. Desmoplastic ameloblastoma, Cesk Patol, Radiologic features of desmoplastic variant of ameloblastoma.

Osteoplasia may also be present. The purpose of this article was to review the DA within the English literature in order to provide diagnostic tools for dedmoplastic rare variation of ameloblastomas. The surgical specimen had a gourd-like shape, and its cross section contained a solid portion and a cystic lesion arrow.

The incidence of DA among ameloblastomas ranges from 0.

Desmoplastic ameloblastoma – A review

A year-old female reported with a swelling in relation to the upper front teeth. Many surgeons prefer a radical surgical ameloblxstoma in the form of resection as management of all types of ameloblastoma as it is a formidable tumor due to its local aggressive nature and its tendency to recur [ revuew25 ].


Yoshimura Y, Saito H. According to locularity, 36 Benign Neoplasms and tumor-like lesions arising from the odontogenic apparatus showing odontogenic epithelium with mature fibrous stroma, without ectomesenchyme; p. A histopathologic study of ameloblastomas with special reference to the desmoplastic variant.

Desmoplastic variant of ameloblastoma in an year-ald Asian female: Management Treatment methods were mentioned in 83 out of cases. Type I collagen showed intense staining in a fibrillar pattern in DA areas reflecting its high grade in the matrix. Clinically, a painless swelling with buccal extension was the most common presentation being found in 48 cases.

A unique case of desmoplastic ameloblastoma of the mandible: Most cases of DA were treated by resection Effiom OA, Odukoya O. In the series by Reichart et al. J Oral Maxillofac Surg, The epithelial cells at the periphery of the islands are cuboidal and occasionally show hyperchromatic nuclei.

Desmoplastic ameloblastoma in the maxilla: DA may be defined as a benign but locally invasive variant consisting of proliferating, irregular, often bizarrely shaped islands and cords of odontogenic epithelium of varying sizes embedded in a desmoplastic connective tissue stroma.

Desmoplastic ameloblastoma of maxilla- a case report. Histologically, the odontogenic epithelium of DA forms irregular, stellate, or follicular islands and cords, and the centers of such lesions often appear hypercellular and contain spindle-shaped or squamous cells [ 2 ].


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The reason for this may be somewhat hypothetical: In the focal area, the islands have a swirled hypercellular appearance. Giant neglected desmoplastic ameloblastoma: With the above picture, a diagnosis of DA with osteoplasia was made.

See other articles in PMC that cite the published article. Desmoplastic Ameloblastoma is a rare variant of ameloblastoma. Desmoplastic variant of ameloblastoma: However, Escande et al. J Oral Maxillofac Surg. The biologic behavior of the lesion is still debatable.

Report of five cases and review of literature. A clinical diagnosis of a benign tumor was made.

Desmoplastic Ameloblastoma: Case Report and review – – Deposit for Medical Articles

A case report [Ameloblastoma desmoplastico della mandibola: Report of a case and review of the literature. Hybrid ameloblastoma lesions were first described by Waldron and El-Mofty [ 13 ] as a tumor variant in which areas of follicular and plexiform ameloblastoma coexist with areas that are characteristic of DA. In nine cases Report of a Case and Review of the Literature. Case Reports in Pathology.

Clinical features Age and gender distribution Apart from 1 case without mentioned of age, the age and gender distributions of cases DAs were listed in Fig.