Analysis of Histological Variants of Ameloblastomas of Jaws in Relation to their Clinical Presentations
Keywords:Ameloblastoma, Follicular, Plexiform, Desmoplastic
Ameloblastoma is an odontogenic tumour with variable clinical characteristics and histological patterns.This study was done to find out the relationship between clinical presentation and histological types of ameloblastoma to provide a base line data for better and appropriate patient management. A cross sectional study on consecutive 50 histologically diagnosed Ameloblastoma patients attended to the department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Dhaka Dental College and Hospital from July 2011 to June 2012 were included in the study. 75% clinically solid types were associated with histological follicular type and 62.5% cystic types were histological plexiform type.Plexiform type was found commonly in younger age group of patients than the follicular types. Desmoplastic ameloblastoma were found solely in anterior mandible.
J Bangladesh Coll Phys Surg 2017; 35(2): 61-67
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