acanthomatous ameloblastoma


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ac·an·tho·ma·tous am·e·lo·blas·to·ma

(akan-thōmă-tŭs amĕ-lō-blas-tōmă)
An ameloblastoma similar to a simple ameloblastoma except usually seen in the third to fourth decade.
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Here we report a rare case of acanthomatous ameloblastoma with surface epithelium showing verrucous changes in 55 year old healthy female with mild swelling in left lower anterior jaw between canine and premolar area.
Thus, after histopathological evaluation a final diagnosis as acanthomatous ameloblastoma with verrucous epithelial proliferation was made.
Acanthomatous ameloblastoma is a rare variant with distinctive features which accounts for 12.
Acanthomatous ameloblastoma is a rare variant of follicular ameloblastoma with squamous metaplasia and even keratinization are seen in the stellate reticulum area.
CONCLUSIONS: Acanthomatous Ameloblastoma is a very rare tumor.