Immediate total temporomandibular joint replacement with TMJ concepts prosthesis as an alternative for ameloblastoma cases.

@article{Valero2014ImmediateTT,
  title={Immediate total temporomandibular joint replacement with TMJ concepts prosthesis as an alternative for ameloblastoma cases.},
  author={Carlos Alberto Ruiz Valero and Gabriel Duran-Rodriguez and Nicol{\'a}s Solano-Parra and Jaime Castro-N{\'u}{\~n}ez},
  journal={Journal of oral and maxillofacial surgery : official journal of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons},
  year={2014},
  volume={72 3},
  pages={
          646.e1-12
        }
}
Ameloblastoma is a common epithelial odontogenic tumor, representing 1 to 3% of all cysts and tumors of the oral and maxillomandibular region. It has been more commonly found in the mandible than in the maxilla. Treatment of ameloblastoma is essentially surgical, ranging from conservative therapy such as enucleation, marsupialization, and curettage, to more radical approaches, including marginal, segmental, or composite resection. It has a high tendency to recur and, in some instances, has… CONTINUE READING
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