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Ameloblastic fibrosarcoma of the maxillary sinus in an infant: a case report with long-term follow-up

Nona Zabolinejad, Mehran Hiradfar, Kazem Anvari, Alale Shojae Razavi
Journal of Pediatric Surgery 2008, 43 (2): e5-8
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Ameloblastic fibrosarcoma (AFS) or ameloblastic sarcoma is an extremely rare odontogenic neoplasm. The authors report AFS in the maxillary sinus of a 4-month-old boy. The tumor was composed of odontogenic epithelium, resembling that of ameloblastoma, and a mesenchymal part exhibiting features of fibrosarcoma. We also found some areas with deposition of dentinoid material closely adjacent to the ameloblastic epithelium. Although AFS has occurred in a wide age range, this is the first report of this tumor in infancy with long-term follow-up.

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