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A clinical case of peripheral ameloblastoma
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Keywords

Peripheral ameloblastoma. Odontogenic tumour. Gingival lesions

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Gomes CC, Garcia BG, Gomez RS, Freitas JB, Mesquita RA. A clinical case of peripheral ameloblastoma. Braz. J. Oral Sci. [Internet]. 2016 Jan. 21 [cited 2024 Jun. 18];6(21):1364-6. Available from: https://periodicos.sbu.unicamp.br/ojs/index.php/bjos/article/view/8642992

Abstract

The peripheral ameloblastoma (PA) is a rare, benign, extraosseous odontogenic soft tissue tumour that is confined to the gingiva or alveolar mucosa. The PA presents the same histological characteristics of intraosseous ameloblastoma, although it is less aggressive than this classical subtype. We report a clinical case of PA of the alveolar mucosa in the right posterior maxilla, highlighting the importance of histological examination to the diagnosis.
https://doi.org/10.20396/bjos.v6i21.8642992
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