Ameloblastic fibro-odontoma (AFO) is a rare mixed odontogenic tumor. It occurs predominantly in children and young adults with no sex predilection, mostly in. Background: Odontogenic tumors such as ameloblastic fibro-odontoma (AFO) are rare conditions in children and are often asymptomatic. Ameloblastic fibro-odontoma (AFO) is a benign, slow growing, expansile epithelial odontogenic tumor with odontogenic mesenchyme.

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Open in a separate window. Report of three cases. Report of a case. Dtsch Z Mund Kiefer Gesichtschir ; A trapezoidal flap was elevated and a thin bone covering the surface of the lesion was removed Fig. Gibro fibrosarcoma of the mandible: Indian J Dent Res ; Check for errors and try again. A painless swelling is the most common clinical sign of AFO.

The treatment plan was pdontoma in the joint discussion by the maxillofacail surgeons, pedodontist and oral pathologist who are co authors for this paper. The treatment of Amelobalstic fibro odontoma is surgical excision. Intraoral view of patient Click here to view.

Oral panoramic radiograph showed a radiopaque mass with a radiolucent border in the right posterior maxilla covering almost the whole right maxillary tuberosity Fig. Ameloblastic fibro-odontoma AFO is a rare mixed odontogenic tumor. Many authors reported that AFO can be treated adequately through a surgical curettage without removal of the adjacent teeth [ 14578 ]. Panoramic radiograph taken 6 months following surgery with healing of intraosseous lesion of the left ramus and body of mandible Click here to view.


Articles Cases Courses Quiz. Dhanuthai et al 16 gave a case report of a 1-year old child with an ameloblastic fibro-odontoma oddontoma treated by enucleation with no recurrence observed after a follow-up period of 1 year.

The biopsy specimen was composed of cellular, dental papilla-like mesenchymal tissues admixed with irregularly shaped nests of odontogenic epithelium and areas of dentin and enamel matrix Fig 23. J Oral Surg ; Sivakumarb and Jyothi Issac c.

In this case, a residual tumor due to inadequate surgical removal at the time of initial treatment was implicated as the causative factor. Histopathology On gross examination the specimen consisted of a hard tissue mass with a soft tissue attachment. Clinically, this neoplasm behaves as a slow-growing, well-encapsulated, benign lesion, and it is frequently asymptomatic.

Radiography shows a ameloblasitc, radiolucent area containing various amounts of radiopaque material of irregular size and form [ 45 ]. Loading Stack – 0 images remaining. A year-old girl was referred to our oral and maxillofacial surgery clinic with an incidental radiological finding of radiopaque finro in the posterior region of maxilla.

On palpation lesion was firm in consistency, and gave the feeling of irregular surface. Fkbro conservative surgical approach. Published online Nov The tumor contains soft and hard tissue components, which resemble dental papilla and foci of enamel and dentin, respectively.


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Am J Dis Child ; J Oral Pathol Med ; Determination of a case-dependent treatment plan may provide an optimum outcome. A hard, nonfluctuant bulge was palpable in the right mandible.

Many authors reported that ameloblastic fibro-odontoma is not aggressive and can be treated adequately through a surgical curettage to the lesion without removal of the adjacent teeth Joral Maxillofac Surg ; The secretion of amelogenins is associated with the induction of enamel and dentinoid in an ameloblastic fibro-odontoma.

Tsagaris 14 in followed 29 cases of ameloblastic fibro-odontoma, only one tumor was recurred. Ameloblastic odontoma; report of a case. Bull Ameloblzstic Dent Coll ; Case report, immunohistochemical analysis, and literature review. Long-term follow up with short intervals should be maintained in the management of AFO.

Ameloblastic fibro-odontoma

Ameloblastic fibro-odontoma AFO of the mandible: There was no history of local trauma or infection. Kannan Venugopal were responsible for the manuscript preparation. A massive ameloblastic fibro-odontoma of the maxilla. Unable to process the form.