odontoblastoma


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odontoblastoma

 [o-don″to-blas-to´mah]
a tumor made up of odontoblasts.

o·don·to·blas·to·ma

(ō-don'tō-blas-tō'mă),
1. A tumor composed of neoplastic epithelial and mesenchymal cells that may differentiate into cells able to produce calcified tooth substances.
2. An odontoma in its early formative stage.
[odontoblast + G. -oma, tumor]

odontoblastoma

/odon·to·blas·to·ma/ (o-don″to-blas-to´mah) a tumor made up of odontoblasts.

ameloblastic fibro-odontoma

A benign, occasionally aggressive tumour of young adults affecting the posterior jaw, which is characterised by a prominent ameloblastoma-like epithelial component.

Imaging
Unilocular or multilocular; well-circumscribed, corticated border; mixed radiolucency/radio-opacity.
 
Management
Simple curettage; recurrences are rare.

DiffDx
Ameloblastic fibro-odontoma has features of ameloblastic fibroma, but in addition they have enamel and dentin deposition.

o·don·to·blas·to·ma

(ō-don'tō-blas-tō'mă)
1. A tumor composed of neoplastic epithelial and mesenchymal cells that may differentiate into cells able to produce calcified tooth substances.
2. An odontoma in its early formative stage.
[odontoblast + G. -oma, tumor]

o·don·to·blas·to·ma

(ō-don'tō-blas-tō'mă)
1. Tumor composed of neoplastic epithelial and mesenchymal cells that may differentiate into cells able to produce calcified tooth substances.
2. An odontoma in its early formative stage.
[odontoblast + G. -oma, tumor]
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