National Journal of Maxillofacial Surgery

CASE REPORT
Year
: 2022  |  Volume : 13  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 315--318

Desmoplastic ameloblastoma with mucous cell differentiation: A rare case report


Jay Nandkishor Goyal1, Punit Shah1, Shekhar Suryawanshi1, Priti Goyal2 
1 Department of Oral Surgery, ACPM Dental College, Dhule, Maharashtra, India
2 Clinician at Goyal's Dental Clinic, New Delhi, India

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Jay Nandkishor Goyal
Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, ACPM Dental College, Dhule, Maharashtra
India

Ameloblastomas are tumors arising from the odontogenic epithelium. Ninety cases of desmoplastic ameloblastoma have been reported so far in the literature, out of which only five cases with mucous cell differentiation have been reported. We are presenting a case of 24-year-old female having a chief complaint of a painless swelling on the left side of the face for 7 months. After radiological, histopathological findings lesion was diagnosed with unicystic ameloblastoma which was treated by segmental resection. The purpose of this article is to present a case of desmoplastic ameloblastoma that has occurred in an unusual site and has unique histopathological features.


How to cite this article:
Goyal JN, Shah P, Suryawanshi S, Goyal P. Desmoplastic ameloblastoma with mucous cell differentiation: A rare case report.Natl J Maxillofac Surg 2022;13:315-318


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Goyal JN, Shah P, Suryawanshi S, Goyal P. Desmoplastic ameloblastoma with mucous cell differentiation: A rare case report. Natl J Maxillofac Surg [serial online] 2022 [cited 2022 Oct 7 ];13:315-318
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