Acanthomatous Ameloblastoma mimicking Carcinoma: A Case Report with Review

2015 Indian Journal of Dental Advancements  
Ameloblastoma is second most common intraosseous benign tumor of odontogenic epithelium more commonly appearing in the lower jaw than the upper jaw. This tumor exhibits a locally aggressive behavior. The term acanthomatous ameloblastoma refers to extensive squamous metaplasia, often associated with keratin formation occurs in central portions of the epithelial islands of follicular ameloblastoma. Here a unique case of verrucous growth of the surface epithelium, in habit associated individual,
more » ... which the intraosseous component turned out to be acanthomatous ameloblastoma is presented.
doi:10.5866/2014.641720 fatcat:q6mbfetn55hrphirg5tzni3fvu