The Complexity of Stromal Changes in Desmoplastic Ameloblastoma

  • V Ramesh
  • S Singh
  • SA Bailwad
  • K Kiran
  • RK Agarwal
  • A Singh
Keywords: Ameloblastoma, Jaw tumors, Odontogenic tumors, Stromal changes

Abstract

Ameloblastoma is usually considered a homogenous neoplasm and is thought of as the most primitive of all odontogenic neoplasms. However, detailed investigations have proven clinicopathological diversity in a significant number of cases, thus mounting the evidence in favor of considering ameloblastoma as a mysterious lesion. The purpose of this article is to report a unique case of desmoplastic ameloblastoma and to throw light on the atypical changes noticed in the stromal component. The findings of this case have served to add interesting parameters to the study of stromal changes associated with this perplexing odontogenic tumor.

Keywords: Ameloblastoma, Jaw tumors, Odontogenic tumors, Stromal changes

Published
2015-02-24

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