Ameloblastic fibroma

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Ameloblastic fibroma is a benign jaw tumor of childhood (up to 25 years).

Properties[edit | edit source]

  • rare
  • grows slowly, enlarges the jaw (more often the mandible)
  • or
  • frequent occurrence in the landscape of canines and molars
  • grows centrally in the bone, grows expansively (corticalis often disappear completely)
  • sometimes recurring
  • on X-ray it looks like a limited brightening
  • formed by proliferating epithelium, surrounded by mesenchymal tissue

Microscopy[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  • LIŠKA, Karel. Orofaciální patologie. 1. edition. 1983. ISBN 3180840161.