Odontogenic tumors are heterogeneous group of lesions with diverse histopathological and clinical features. Ameloblastic fibro-dentinoma. The ameloblastic fibro-odontoma (AFO) is a rare mixed odontogenic tumor. .. It is also distinguishable from ameloblastic fibro-dentinoma not only because it. Peripheral ameloblastic fibro-dentinoma (AFD) is an extremely rare benign mixed odontogenic tumor. From a review of the English-language literature, to the.

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Ameloblastic fibro-dentinoma, ameloblastic fibroma, ameloblastic fibro-odontoma, dentinoma, odontogenic tumors. J Can Dent Assoc. Khalam for review of literature. Report of two cases.

Ameloblastic fibro-odontoma

The buccal and lingual vestibule was obliterated and the expansion of lingual cortical plate was relatively higher. The most striking finding was the presence of increased cellularity with mild pleomorphism of the dental papilla-like cells in few areas [ Figure 5 ].

Author information Copyright and License information Disclaimer. Some other reports demonstrated that a conservative enucleation is enough. Therefore, a radical ameloblasric followed by resection was the treatment of choice. Support Center Support Center. Clinically, it presents as a painless swelling of the affected area, usually the posterior portion of the maxilla or dentnoma.

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Aggressive atypical ameloblastic fibrodentinoma: The histopathological examination of the excised lesion showed small islands and cords of odontogenic epithelium with cellular myxoid stroma in the subepithelial tissue.

Aggressive atypical ameloblastic fibrodentinoma: Report of a case

Most studies suggest that conservative excision of the tumor with minimal but adequate margins is the treatment of choice [ 46 ]. Compared to their intraosseous counterparts, peripheral tumors are more located in maxillary arch anterior to first molars.

Nevertheless, final diagnosis is made according ameeloblastic microscopic evaluation demonstrating islands of odontogenic epithelium embedded in cell-rich ectomesenchyme similar to dental papilla. One of them clearly exhibits enamel organ differentiation.

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Rentinoma Kumar was also involved in data collection, Dr. The tendency of the tumor to recur and to undergo malignant transformation also denotes its neoplastic character.

Well-circumscribed, unilocular radiolucency involving the impacted permanent canine Click here to view. Excisional biopsy specimen showing multiple bits of hard and soft-tissue specimen Click here to view. Ameloblastic fibro-odontoma AFO predominantly occurs in the jaw bones of children and young adults.

The clinical appearance resembled fiery red reactive gingival amfloblastic.

Others regard them as sequential stages beginning from AF at one extreme and complex odontoma at the other extreme with AFD and AFO in the intermediate stages. The radiograph showed expansion and thinning of the cortex.


Odontogenic sentinoma are a heterogeneous group of diseases ranging from hamartomas to benign and malignant neoplasms with metastatic potential. Adequate clinical and radiological investigations, proper surgical excison, accurate histopathological diagnosis, and long term follow up will ensure the right treatment plan for the patient. Related articles Ameloblastic fibrodentinoma ameloblastic fibroma odontogenic tumor. Conclusion Clinicians ameloblastiv dealing with radiopaque mass in posterior maxilla of children should keep the possibility of rare mixed odontogenic tumour in mind.

The age range is 2. However, a case with an irregular border and expansion and perforation of the cortexes should be interpreted with caution and the possibility of malignant odontogenic tumor should be suspected.

J Oral Maxillofac Surg ; There was no recurrence after ameloblashic 1-year follow-up. AFD has predominantly occurred in the posterior region of the jaw and, especially, the mandibular posterior region.