JOURNAL ARTICLE

A Large Ameloblastic Fibro-odontoma of the Maxillary Sinus

Seyed Ali Banihashem Rad, Hamed Mortazavi, Majid Eshghpour, Jahanshah Salehinejad, Reza Shahakbari
Iranian Journal of Otorhinolaryngology 2014, 26 (75): 111-4
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INTRODUCTION: Ameloblastic fibro-odontoma is a rare, benign, asymptomatic tumor. The term ameloblastic fibro-odontoma was first used by Hooker in 1967 as a separate lesion from ameloblastic odontoma.

CASE REPORT: This case report describes an eleven years old female with large ameloblastic fibro-odontoma in the right maxillary sinus.

CONCLUSION: There is a low potential for recurrence after complete Enucleation of ameloblastic fibro-odontoma, but due to the risk of ameloblastic sarcoma after recurrence, the surgery should be perfect along with a careful follow up.

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