Case Report
Volume 19 Issue 3 - 2020
Ameloblastic Fibro-Odontoma of the Maxilla in 4th Decade: An Infrequent Case Presentation
Jaya Singh, Shruti Singh, Diksha Singh* and Shaleen Chandra
Oral Pathology and Microbiology Department, Faculty of Dental Sciences, KGMU, Lucknow, India
*Corresponding Author: Diksha Singh, Oral Pathology and Microbiology Department, Faculty of Dental Sciences, KGMU, Lucknow, India.
Received: December 18, 2019; Published: February 06, 2020


Ameloblastic fibro-odontoma represents a hamartomatous rather than a neoplastic odontogenic lesion. It is a mixed odontogenic lesion with the histologic features of both ameloblastic fibroma and complex odontoma. This report depicts the case of a 45-year-old man with Ameloblastic fibro-odontoma on the right anterior maxillary front tooth region. On histological examination, sections of excisional biopsy revealed small islands of odontogenic epithelium with peripheral tall columnar ameloblast-like cells with reversal of polarity, central stellate reticulum like cells, and conglomerate mass of enamel and dentin arranged in a disorganized pattern seen in close proximity of the epithelial islands. These features led to the diagnosis of Ameloblastic fibro-odontoma.

Keywords: Ameloblastic Fibro-Odontoma; Odontoma; Mixed Odontogenic Lesion; Hamartomatous; Neoplasm


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Citation: Jaya Singh., et al. “Ameloblastic Fibro-Odontoma of the Maxilla in 4th Decade: An Infrequent Case Presentation”. EC Dental Science 19.3 (2020): 01-06.

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