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What is Ameloblastoma?

What is Ameloblastoma?

  • Ameloblastoma: A very rare disorder involving the jaw and sinuses. Cyts or tumors which may be malignant form in the jaw, sinus, nose or eye socket areas.
  • Ameloblastoma: 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

Ameloblastoma is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Ameloblastoma, or a subtype of Ameloblastoma, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Ameloblastoma: Introduction

Types of Ameloblastoma:

Broader types of Ameloblastoma:

How serious is Ameloblastoma?

Complications of Ameloblastoma: see complications of Ameloblastoma

What causes Ameloblastoma?

Causes of Ameloblastoma: see causes of Ameloblastoma

What are the symptoms of Ameloblastoma?

Symptoms of Ameloblastoma: see symptoms of Ameloblastoma

Complications of Ameloblastoma: see complications of Ameloblastoma

Ameloblastoma: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Ameloblastoma.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Ameloblastoma.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Ameloblastoma: Oral Surgeon ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Ameloblastoma.
Treatments for Ameloblastoma: see treatments for Ameloblastoma

Name and Aliases of Ameloblastoma

Main name of condition: Ameloblastoma

Other names or spellings for Ameloblastoma:

adenoameloblastoma, Adenomatoid odontogenic tumor, Adenomatoid ameloblastoma, Pleomorphic adenomatoid tumor, Craniopharyngioma

Adamantinoma, Odontoameloblastoma Source - Diseases Database

Pleomorphic adenomatoid tumor, Adenoameloblastoma, Adenomatoid ameloblastoma, Adenomatoid odontogenic tumor
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Ameloblastoma: Related Conditions

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