Unicystic Ameloblastoma: A Case Report


Altop M. S., Ozer N., Ozer C. B., Unur M., Yegen G.

JOURNAL OF ISTANBUL UNIVERSITY FACULTY OF DENTISTRY, vol.48, no.2, pp.51-56, 2014 (ESCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 48 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Journal Name: JOURNAL OF ISTANBUL UNIVERSITY FACULTY OF DENTISTRY
  • Journal Indexes: Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI), TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.51-56
  • Keywords: Unicystic ameloblastoma, odontogenic tumor
  • Istanbul University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Ameloblastoma is a tumor of odontogenic type, arising from the epithelium with fibrous stroma and enamel organ in different steps of evolution. Ameloblastoma represents 1 % of maxillary and mandibulary tumors and 11 % of odontogenic tumors. The age is most often between 20-50 years of age. There is no difference in prevalance between men and women. The molar-ramus region is the most frequent site of involvement.