Ameloblastoma: report of a case with recurrence after 32 years

João Carlos B. Wagner, João Ephrain Wagner, Maurício Roth Volkweis, Eduardo Gerhardt, Hardy Ebling

Abstract


Ameloblastoma is a benign odontogenic tumor with local, invasive growth and late recurrence. The aim of this paper is report a case with recurrence after 32 years. The patient was 52 year-old, female and presented to the Santa Casa Hospital Complex with a complain of oral swelling of 5 years duration, in the right mandibular body region. The area produced sleep apnea, mastigatory and speech problems. Microscopic exam reveled ameloblastoma with cystic degeneration and dystrophic calcification.

Keywords


Oral surgery; Oral pathology; Ameloblastoma; Odontogenic tumors



DOI: https://doi.org/10.22456/2177-0018.110311

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e-ISSN 2177-0018 / ISSN 0566-1854.

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