Among the ameloblastomas, the desmoplastic variation is rare. The desmoplastic ameloblastoma (DA) is characterized by specific clinical, imaging, and. Desmoplastic ameloblastoma (DA) is a rare variant of ameloblastoma, and less than patients have been reported in the literature. The present case. Desmoplastic Ameloblastoma is a rare variant of ameloblastoma. 90 cases of desmoplastic ameloblastoma have been reported so far in literature. We are.

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Desmoplastic ameloblastomas of he mandible: Expansion of the buccal cortical plate was evident on maxillary occlusal radiograph.

Desmoplastic Ameloblastoma: A Case Report

Sitemap What’s New Feedback Disclaimer. Desmoplastic ameloblastoma DA is a rare variant of ameloblastoma, and less than patients have been reported in the literature. Related articles Desmoplastic ameloblastoma. Br J Oral Maxillofac Sorg, Journal of Craniofacial Surgery.

The cut surface was solid and whitish in most cases. Desmoplastic ameloblastoma in the mandible. Periapical radiograph showing mixed radiolucency Click here to view.

Desmoplastic ameloblastoma

Multicystic ameloblastoma is also referred to as conventional or infiltrating ameloblastoma. Support Center Support Center.

Report of a case. Report of five cases and review of literature. Since a longer follow-up period of 10 years is the demoplastic standard for ameloblastoma [ 24 ], we have planned a meticulous follow-up for this patient.


The panoramic radiograph, conventional computed tomography and magnetic resonance images of desmoplastic ameloblastoma are not specific; they are compatible with those amelloblastoma fibro-osseous lesions and can mimic the radiographic appearance of fibrous dysplasia, chronic sclerosing osteomyelitis, and if well-circumscribed, an ossifying fibroma. Our case was consistent with these common features reported in the literature. Reconstruction with free fibula flap Cervelli, D. Conclusion The desmoplastic ameloblastoma is characterized by specific clinical, imaging, and histological features.

Darshani Gunawardhana et al. Also with the potential for recurrence, such cases should always be treated by complete resection.

Desmoplastic ameloblastoma

Images hosted on other servers: Yoshimura Y, Saito H. Radiologically, the desmoplastic variant exhibits atypical and varied radiographic features such as: Unicystic ameloblastoma of the mandible–an unusual case report qmeloblastoma review of literature.

No lymphadenopathies or fistulae were present. Hypercellularity of spindle-shaped or polygonal cells and microcyst formation is seen focally Click here to view.

Radiographic features compared with histological changes. Radiologic features of desmoplastic variant of ameloblastoma. Open in a separate window.

Desmoplastic ameloblastoma with osteoplasia: Review of literature with a case report

Author information Article notes Copyright and License information Disclaimer. Correspondence should be addressed to Masayasu Iwase ; pj. A repeatedly recurrent desmoplastic ameloblastoma after removal and allobone graft: Subscribe to Table of Contents Alerts. The extracellular matrix has an important role in the behavior of neoplastic cells and immunohistochemical studies on the expression of tenascin and fibronectin proteins and Type I collagen in hybrid lesions have also been reported.


Clinically, desmopalstic is known to occur in three forms: Desmoplastic ameloblastoma DA is one of the 6 histopathological subtypes of ameloblastoma. The lesion caused divergence of the root of the lateral incisor, without any signs of root resorption Figure 2.

J Am Dent Assoc. Pathology of the desmoplastic ameloblastoma. Desmoplastic ameloblxstoma is a relatively rare variety of ameloblastoma and only very few cases have been reported so far. This report is an attempt to help the dental community in developing familiarity with the clinical presentation and at the same time advocating to develop a high index of suspicion in recognizing such cases.

Within the mandible, the molar-angle-ramus area is involved three times more commonly than are the premolar and anterior regions combined. Indian Journal of Radiology and Imaging.

Review of literature with a case report. Lamina dura of the teeth was hazy and teeth were seen to be displaced [ Figure 1 ].