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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Pathology Outlines – Benign tumors / tumor-like conditions: ameloblastoma

None, Conflict of Interest: This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 3. Desmoplastic ameloblastoma in Indians: Radiologic features of desmoplastic variant of ameloblastoma. Images hosted on PathOut servers: Biological profile based on cases from the literature and own files. Desmoplastic ameloblastoma with osteoplasia: Journal of Investigative and Clinical Dentistry. The desmo- deemoplastic osteoplastic ameloblastoma.

Desmoplastic ameloblastoma, Cesk Patol, Ameloblastoma is the second most common odontogenic tumor. Follicular ameloblastoma figure 1. Desmoplastic ameloblastoma of the mandible: Marked tumor growth factor- TGF- expression has been reported in DA but not in conventional ameloblastomas [ 7 ], implying that TGF- plays a part in the formation of the desmoplastic matrix perhaps by modulating the extracellular matrix in the desmoplastic regions of DA [ 8 ].


Based on the clinical and radiographic appearance, a provisional diagnosis of odontogenic myxoma was made.

However curettage leaves islands of tumor within bone, which desmoplatic manifest as recurrences. A panoramic radiograph showing a well-defined large radiolucent lesion in the right mandible.

Small flecks of radiopacities were seen within the lesion. Desmoplastic variant of ameloblastoma in Chinese patients. It arises from odontogenic epithelium and is known for its distinct aggressive clinical behavior and characteristic histologic picture.

Desmoplastic Ameloblastoma: A Case Report

Ameloblastomas with pronounced desmoplasia. This report describes a lesion in the left anterior maxilla of a young female patient. The enucleated sample was firm and had an irregular shape, and its cut surface was solid, whitish, dfsmoplastic partially cystic Figure 4. The risk of recurrence is high. Proper diagnosis is necessary to report such a case, so that the actual incidence can be noted. Desmoplastic ameloblastoma exhibits a more aggressive behavior than other types of ameloblastoma.

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

Desmoplastic ameloblastoma is a relatively rare variety of ameloblastoma and only very few cases have been reported so far. Maxillary lesions are more insidious than mandibular tumors owing to the proximity amelobblastoma vital structures and the maxillary sinus.

Review of literature with a case report. Journal of Craniofacial Surgery.

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

Oral and maxillofacial pathology. Report of a case.


Areas with only narrow strands of epithelial cells within desmoplastic stroma may simulate odontogenic fibroma. In all the reported cases of desmoplastic ameloblastomas, typical radiographic features of ameloblastoma were not observed. Br J Oral Maxillofac Surg ; J Oral Pathol Med ; In this case, disappearance of the lamina dura and the periodontal ligament space of the adjacent lateral incisor root was clearly identified. Un raro caso clinico] Cristofaro, M. The radiographic features of DA also differ from the conventional ameloblastoma.

It has a predilection for the anterior and premolar regions of the mandible and maxilla [ 2 — 6 ]. Its histopathologic types are plexiform, follicular, acanthomatous, granular, and desmoplastic.

Since then, there had been gradual increase in the size of swelling to its present size. A previous study suggests that desmoplasia within the stromal connective tissue in DA represents a change that occurs during the maturation of conventional ameloblastomas suggesting that the follicular component arises on a desmoplastic background in hybrid ameloblastoma lesions [ 16 ].

Our case was consistent with these common features reported in the literature. Pathology of the desmoplastic ameloblastoma.