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Vol. 8, Issue 1 (2019)

Histopathological analysis of types of Ameloblastoma: A retrospective study

Author(s):
Dr. Saurabh Shekhar, Dr. Pallavi Priya, Dr. Samir Jain and Dr. Shailesh Kumar Verma
Abstract:
Background: Ameloblastoma a locally invasive odontogenic tumour arising from the remnants of the dental lamina. The present study was conducted to determine different histopathological variants of ameloblastomas recorded in study group.
Materials & Methods: The present study was conducted on 50 cases of ameloblastoma of both genders. All participants were informed regarding the study and written consent was obtained. General information such as age, sex, anatomical location etc. was recorded.
Results: Out of 50 cases, 20 were seen in males and 30 in females. Most of the cases were seen in age group 21-30 years followed by 31-40 years and 41-50 years. The most common type of ameloblastoma was plexiform followed by follicular (12) and acanthomatous (10).16 cases were seen in maxilla and 34 were in mandible.
Conclusion: Most common histopathological variety recorded was plexiform, follicular and acanthomatous. There was male predilection and mandible predominance as compared to maxilla.
Pages: 499-501  |  149 Views  6 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Dr. Saurabh Shekhar, Dr. Pallavi Priya, Dr. Samir Jain, Dr. Shailesh Kumar Verma. Histopathological analysis of types of Ameloblastoma: A retrospective study. Pharma Innovation 2019;8(1):499-501.
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