A histopathologic study of 116 ameloblastomas with special reference to the desmoplastic variant.

@article{Waldron1987AHS,
  title={A histopathologic study of 116 ameloblastomas with special reference to the desmoplastic variant.},
  author={Chris Waldron and Samir El-Mofty},
  journal={Oral surgery, oral medicine, and oral pathology},
  year={1987},
  volume={63 4},
  pages={441-51}
}
The histopathologic features of 116 ameloblastomas were reviewed with special reference to the incidence of the recently described desmoplastic variant. The series included 110 intraosseous lesions and 6 extraosseous ameloblastomas. Ninety-six (88%) of the intraosseous tumors were found in the mandible, and 61% involved the molar-ascending ramus area. Fourteen examples of the desmoplastic variant were identified, representing 13% of the intraosseous tumors. The lesions showed distinctive… CONTINUE READING

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