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What is Adamantinoma?

What is Adamantinoma?

  • Adamantinoma: Adamantinoma is a rare tumor. The tumor occurs almost exclusively in the long bones; tumors in the tibia account for more than 80% of cases. The diaphyseal region is the area most commonly affected.
  • Adamantinoma: The most common odontogenic tumor, arising from the epithelial component of the embryonic tooth and usually affecting the molar-ramus region of the mandible or maxilla. Although most ameloblastomas are morphologically and clinically benign, they may cause extensive local destruction, recur, or metastasize. -- 2004
    Source - Diseases Database

Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Adamantinoma as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet

Adamantinoma: Introduction

Types of Adamantinoma:

Broader types of Adamantinoma:

Who gets Adamantinoma?

Gender Ratio for Adamantinoma: male predominance

How serious is Adamantinoma?

Complications of Adamantinoma: see complications of Adamantinoma

What causes Adamantinoma?

Causes of Adamantinoma: see causes of Adamantinoma

What are the symptoms of Adamantinoma?

Symptoms of Adamantinoma: see symptoms of Adamantinoma

Complications of Adamantinoma: see complications of Adamantinoma

Onset of Adamantinoma: It usually occurs in individuals older than 20 years, whereas the differentiated form of the tumor almost exclusively occurs in those younger than 20 years.

Adamantinoma: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Adamantinoma.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Adamantinoma.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Adamantinoma: Oncologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Adamantinoma.
Treatments for Adamantinoma: see treatments for Adamantinoma

Name and Aliases of Adamantinoma

Main name of condition: Adamantinoma

Other names or spellings for Adamantinoma:

Odontoameloblastoma, Ameloblastoma Source - Diseases Database


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