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Ameloblastic fibro-odontosarcoma: a case report

P Mainenti, G S Oliveira, J B Valério, L S L Daroda, R F Daroda, G Brandão, L E B Rosa
International Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 2009, 38 (3): 289-92
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This paper reports one case, of an ameloblastic fibro-odontosarcoma (AFOS) affecting the mandible, in a 12-year-old girl. This neoplasm is a rare odontogenic neoplasm. To the authors' knowledge this is the fifteenth case of AFOS reported in English. The patient's chief complaint was a swelling in the face for 6 months. An incisional biopsy was performed diagnosing the case as an ameloblastic fibroma. After radiography ameloblastic fibro-odontoma was diagnosed. Computed tomography was performed and a stereolithography model made to plan the surgical procedures. A hemimandibulectomy followed by a vascularized fibular flap was then proposed. The surgery was uneventful. Microscopic features diagnosed an AFOS. After 23 months of close follow-up there is no sign of recurrence or metastasis. Dental implants were recently placed in the fibular flap.

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