Diagnostic dilemma of unicystic ameloblastoma: novel parameters to differentiate unicystic ameloblastoma from common odontogenic cysts.

@article{Gunawardhana2014DiagnosticDO,
  title={Diagnostic dilemma of unicystic ameloblastoma: novel parameters to differentiate unicystic ameloblastoma from common odontogenic cysts.},
  author={Kuda Singappulige Niluka Darshani Gunawardhana and Primali Rukmal Jayasooriya and W M Tilakaratne},
  journal={Journal of investigative and clinical dentistry},
  year={2014},
  volume={5 3},
  pages={220-5}
}
AIM Diagnostic criteria that have been specified for unicystic ameloblastomas (UAs) are not always helpful to differentiate these cystic tumors from common odontogenic cysts. The aim of this study therefore was to identify additional histopathological features (other than the features considered for the diagnosis of UA at present) that would be helpful to differentiate UA from odontogenic cysts. METHODS One hundred histopathologically confirmed unicystic ameloblastomas and 20 cases each of… CONTINUE READING