Ameloblastic fibro-odontoma (AFO) is a rare mixed odontogenic tumor. It occurs predominantly in children and young adults with no sex predilection, mostly in. Background: Odontogenic tumors such as ameloblastic fibro-odontoma (AFO) are rare conditions in children and are often asymptomatic. Ameloblastic fibro-odontoma (AFO) is a benign, slow growing, expansile epithelial odontogenic tumor with odontogenic mesenchyme.
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A large ameloblastic fibro-odontoma of the right mandible
Review of literature and presentation of new cases of odontomas. Ameloblastic fibroma and related lesions: Case report with surgical management. Recurrence is uncommon but can occur as a result of inadequate surgical removal. The clinical examination did not display any sign of pain or swelling in the left mandible. Management of the lesion includes enucleation of the tumour and long-term follow-up.
The diagnosis gave no sign of recurrence.
International Journal of Dentistry
J Craniofac Surg ; In some studies, the fibeo AFO represents a histological combination of ameloblastic fibroma and complex odontoma [ 1216 ]. Pathology and Genetics of Head and Neck Tumours. Ameloblastic fibro-odontoma, benign tumor, mandible, mixed odontogenic tumor, odontoma.
The initial panoramic radiograph revealed a well-defined, radiolucent region, which contained several radiopaque bodies of varying sizes and shapes Fig 1. The flap was repositioned in the same position and suturing was done with vicryl 3.
J Oral Pathol Med ; J Mass Dent Soc ; Ameloblastic fibro-odontoma, mixed odontogenic tumor, benign tumor.
Related articles Ameloblastic fibro-odontoma benign tumor mandible mixed odontogenic tumor odontoma. Clinicians when dealing with radiopaque mass in posterior maxilla of children should keep the possibility of rare mixed odontogenic tumour in mind.
A year-old girl was referred to oral and maxillofacial surgery department with an incidental radiological finding of radiopaque mass in the posterior region of maxilla.
Ameloblastic fibro-odontoma | Radiology Reference Article |
Long-term follow up with short intervals should be maintained in the management of AFO. J Can Dent Assoc. J Oral Maxillofac Surg ; Okura M, nakahara H, matsuya T.
Ameloblastic fibro-odontoma of the maxilla: An analysis of the interrelationship of the mixed odontogenic tumors — ameloblastic fibroma, ameloblastic fibroodontoma, and the odontomas.
Olech E, Alvares O.
Malignant transformation of ameloblastic fibro-odontoma to dibro fibrosarcoma. This lesion usually occurs in people less than 20 years old, and age is thus an important characteristic in the differential diagnosis. Many authors reported that ameloblastic fibro-odontoma is not aggressive and can be treated adequately through a surgical curettage to the lesion without removal of the adjacent teeth Radiography shows a well-defined, radiolucent area containing various amounts of radiopaque material of irregular size and form [ 45 ].
Summary fubro reported cases of ameloblastic fibro-odontoma Click here to view.
The possibility of a mixed rare tumour should be kept in mind by the clinician where they deal with the swellings of posterior maxilla in children. Introduction The ameloblastic fibro-odontoma is defined by WHO 1 as odonhoma neoplasm composed of proliferating odontogenic epithelium embedded in a cellular ectomesenchymal tissue that resembles dental papilla, and with varying fibgo of inductive change and dental hard tissue formation.
Suvy Manuel in data analysis and Dr. Multiple odontogenic tumors and other anomalies. J Oral Pathol Med ; The final diagnosis was AFO.