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Year : 2017 | Month : April | Volume : 11 | Issue : 4 | Page : ZD04 - ZD05

Unicystic Ameloblastoma of Mandible with an Unusual Diverse Histopathology: A Rare Case Report

Kanu Jain, Gaurav Sharma, Priyanka Kardam, Monica Mehendiratta

1. Reader, Department of Oral Pathology, Maharaja Ganga Singh College of Dental Sciences and Research, Sri Ganganagar, Rajasthan, India. 2. Reader, Department of Oral Medicine, Sudha Rustagi College of Dental Sciences and Research, Faridabad, Haryana, India. 3. Senior Lecturer, Department of Oral Pathology, Sudha Rustagi College of Dental Sciences and Research, Faridabad, Haryana, India. 4. Reader, Department of Oral Pathology, ITS Dental College, Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh, India.

Correspondence Address :
Dr. Kanu Jain,
Reader, Department of Oral Pathology, Maharaja Ganga Singh College of Dental Sciences and Research,
Sri Ganganagar-335001, Rajasthan, India.
E-mail: kanu_priya99@rediffmail.com

Abstract

Ameloblastomas of jaws are benign odontogenic tumours with four clinical variants being solid multicystic type, unicystic type, extra osseous type and desmoplastic type. Unicystic ameloblastoma accounts for only 13% of all the known cases in the scientific literature. Follicular and plexiform patterns are the commonly seen histopathological patterns in unicystic ameloblastoma. Though rare in itself, presence of granular cells along with acanthomatous changes occurring in unicystic ameloblastoma is a rare phenomenon. We present a rare case report of unicystic ameloblastoma of right mandible with an unusual histopathology. It exhibited both luminal and mural types as well as both acanthomatous and granular cell changes found together. As occurrence of unicystic ameloblastoma of jaws with such varied histopathology is rare, their course, clinical outcome, prognosis and recurrence rate are not clear. Documentation of more such cases in literature may make pathogenesis and nature of these lesions more insightful.

Keywords

Acanthomatous, Granular, Odontogenic keratocyst

How to cite this article :

Kanu Jain, Gaurav Sharma, Priyanka Kardam, Monica Mehendiratta. UNICYSTIC AMELOBLASTOMA OF MANDIBLE WITH AN UNUSUAL DIVERSE HISTOPATHOLOGY: A RARE CASE REPORT. Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research [serial online] 2017 April [cited: 2017 May 24 ]; 11:ZD04-ZD05. Available from
http://www.jcdr.net/back_issues.asp?issn=0973-709x&year=2017&month=April&volume=11&issue=4&page=ZD04-ZD05&id=9615

DOI and Others

DOI: 10.7860/JCDR/2017/24192.9615


Date of Submission: Sep 15, 2016
Date of Peer Review: Oct 28, 2016
Date of Acceptance: Dec 23, 2016
Date of Publishing: Apr 01, 2017

Financial OR OTHER COMPETING INTERESTS: None.

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