Ameloblastic carcinoma: A case report with radiological features of computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging and positron emission tomography

Hidenobu Matsuzaki, Naoki Katase, Marina Hara, Jun Ichi Asaumi, Yoshinobu Yanagi, Teruhisa Unetsubo, Miki Hisatomi, Hironobu Konouchi, Hitoshi Nagatsuka

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Abstract

Ameloblastic carcinoma is a rare malignant odontogenic carcinoma that has metastatic potential, and because of its rare incidence, there are few reports focusing on its radiologic imaging. If it shows aggressive appearances, it can be diagnosed as malignant tumor. But in case of negative appearance, it is difficult to distinguish ameloblastic carcinoma from ameloblastoma. We report a case of ameloblastic carcinoma of the maxilla in a 76-year-old female patient with radiologic images and pathologic features.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)e40-e47
JournalOral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology, Oral Radiology and Endodontology
Volume112
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jul 2011

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Oral Surgery
  • Otorhinolaryngology
  • Dentistry(all)

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