ameloblastoma

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ameloblastoma

 [ah-mel″o-blas-to´mah]
a locally invasive, highly destructive tumor of the jaw; called also adamantinoma.
pituitary ameloblastoma craniopharyngioma.

am·e·lo·blas·to·ma

(am'ĕ-lō-blas-tō'mă),
A benign odontogenic epithelial neoplasm that histologically mimics the embryonal enamel organ but does not differentiate from it to the point of forming dental hard tissues; it behaves as a slowly growing expansile radiolucent tumor, occurs most commonly in the posterior regions of the mandible and tends to recur if inadequately excised.
[ameloblast + G. -oma, tumor]

ameloblastoma

A locally aggressive but almost invariably benign tumour that arises from the odontogenic epithelium in a fibrous stroma of the mandible or maxilla, which is more common in males in their 40s.
 
Management
Wide local excision; may recur.

ameloblastoma

Adamantinoma A locally-aggressive, but almost invariably benign tumor that arises from the odontogenic epithelium in a fibrous stroma of the mandible or maxilla, which is most common in ♂ in the 4th decade Treatment Wide local excision; may recur

am·e·lo·blas·to·ma

(am'el'ō-blas-tō'mă)
A benign odontogenic epithelial neoplasm; it behaves as a slowly growing expansile radiolucent tumor, occurs most commonly in the posterior regions of the mandible, and has a marked tendency to recur if inadequately excised.
[ameloblast + G. -oma, tumor]

ameloblastoma

A BENIGN tumour arising from the tissue that gives rise to the tooth internal lining. Ameloblastomas usually occur in the lower jaw (mandible) and are also known as adamantinomas.

am·e·lo·blas·to·ma

(am'el'ō-blas-tō'mă)
Benign odontogenic epithelial neoplasm that histologically mimics the embryonal enamel organ but does not differentiate from it to the point of forming dental hard tissues; behaves as a slowly growing expansile radiolucent tumor; occurs most commonly in the posterior regions of the mandible and tends to recur if inadequately excised.
[ameloblast + G. -oma, tumor]