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Hybrid Ameloblastoma in the Anterior Man-dible

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Ameloblastoma—a benign epithelial odontogenic tumor-histologically occurs in different patterns, the most common of which are plexiform and follicular. “Hybrid” ameloblastoma is a variant in which areas of follicular or plexiform pattern (generally called convention alameloblastoma) coexist with areas of pronounced stromal desmoplasia (desmoplastic ameloblastoma). They most often occur in the mandibular ramus. We present a case of “hybrid” lesion—desmoplastic and conventional ameloblastoma—in the anterior mandible, focusing on its’ imaging features.

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Pourian, M. , Mehranahad, M. and Dehghan, P. (2015) Hybrid Ameloblastoma in the Anterior Man-dible. Advances in Computed Tomography, 4, 42-46. doi: 10.4236/act.2015.43006.

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