Odontogenic tumors are heterogeneous group of lesions with diverse histopathological and clinical features. Ameloblastic fibro-dentinoma. The ameloblastic fibro-odontoma (AFO) is a rare mixed odontogenic tumor. .. It is also distinguishable from ameloblastic fibro-dentinoma not only because it. Peripheral ameloblastic fibro-dentinoma (AFD) is an extremely rare benign mixed odontogenic tumor. From a review of the English-language literature, to the.

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The peripheral types of mixed odontogenic tumors are much rarer than their intraosseous counterparts [ amepoblastic — 6 ]. Mixed odontogenic tumours are a group of rare and interesting lesions which can mislead the clinician to variety of differential diagnosis. An analysis of the interrelationship of the mixed odontogenic tumor: Related articles Ameloblastic fibro-dentinoma ameloblastic fibroma ameloblastic fibro-odontoma dentinoma odontogenic tumors.

AFD, one of the lesions of the above-described group, is a rare entity and its very existence is not completely accepted. Int J Surg Case Rep.

Hematoxylin and eosin staining for the ddntinoma lesion. Peterson’s principles of oral and maxillofacial surgery. A rare case report. This group of lesions is also sometimes referred to as mixed odontogenic tumors and usually includes ameloblastic fibroma, ameloblastic fibrodentinoma and ameloblastic fibro-odontoma. The lesion was enucleated out with relative ease. View at Google Scholar G. National Center for Biotechnology InformationU. We describe a peripheral ameloblastic fibro-odontoma in the maxillary gingiva of a 3-year-old girl.


Clinical and radiographic appearances.

She could not remember that her daughter had undergone any trauma. AFO can be differentiated from AF by the radiological appearance as well as through histological evaluation. This article has been cited by other articles in PMC. Ameloblastic fibrodentinoma of mandible.

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Reconstruction of the mandible was performed following resection [ Figure 6 ]. Some other reports demonstrated that a conservative enucleation is enough. Report of two cases. Occlusal radiograph revealed expansion of buccal cortical plate with few radiopaque areas in a well-defined radiolucent lesion Click here to view. Intraorally, ill-defined swelling was extending from 81 to 85 with obliteration of buccal vestibule Click here to view.

Aggressive atypical ameloblastic fibrodentinoma: Report of a case

A small, white, tooth-like substance existed on the facial gingiva of this tooth. In addition, AF and AFO have been defined dentinomx hamartomatous lesions and are believed to be stages of odontoma formation.

Considering the clinical and radiological picture the possible differential diagnosis was calcifying epithelial odontogenic tumour CEOTadenomatoid odontogenic tumour AOT and ameloblastic fibro-odontoma.

Open in a separate window. A three-year-seven-month-old girl was referred to the Pediatric Dentistry Section, Department of Stomatology, National Cheng Kung Amelloblastic Hospital, to have a swelling and erythematous mass on the facial gingiva of the primary maxillary right central incisor evaluated.


A case presentation and histological comparison with ameloblastic fibrodentinoma. J Oral Maxillofac Surg ; Contemp Clin Dent ; 3: Others regard them as chronological stages in a continuum beginning from AF at one extreme and odontoma at the other extreme with ameloblastic fibroodontoma as well as AFD in an intermediate stage.

If an embedded tooth is involved, the tumor is often closely associated with the crown.

A diffuse dentinomz over the right anterior maxilla with obliteration of the nasolabial fold Click here to view. There was no recurrence after the 1-year follow-up.

A year-old girl was referred to oral and maxillofacial surgery department with an incidental radiological finding of radiopaque mass in the posterior region of maxilla. Sivakumarb and Jyothi Issac c. There was no observable radiopaque abnormality in the periapical radiograph. Author information Article notes Copyright and License information Disclaimer.