A Large Ameloblastic Fibro-odontoma of the Maxillary Sinus

Document Type: Case Report

Authors

1 Mashhad Dental Research Center, Department of Periodontology, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences Mashhad, Iran.

2 Department of Oral Medicine, Shahid Beheshti Dental School, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences Tehran, Iran.

3 Mashhad Dental Research Center, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, Mashhad, Iran.

Abstract

Introduction:
Ameloblastic fibro-odontoma is a rare, benign, asymptomatic tumor. The term ameloblastic fibro-odontoma was first used by Hooker in 1967 as a separate lesion from ameloblastic odontoma.
 
Case Report:
This case report describes an eleven years old female with large ameloblastic fibro-odontoma in the right maxillary sinus.
 
Conclusion:
There is a low potential for recurrence after complete Enucleation of ameloblastic fibro-odontoma, but due to the risk of ameloblastic sarcoma after recurrence, the surgery should be perfect along with a careful follow up. 

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