Peripheral ameloblastoma with Merkel cells

  title={Peripheral ameloblastoma with Merkel cells},
  author={Gianluca Marucci and Christine Margaret Betts and Michael Michal and Maria Pia Foschini},
  journal={Virchows Archiv},
Sir, Peripheral ameloblastoma (PA) is an exophytic tumour of the soft tissues overlying the tooth-bearing areas of maxilla and mandible, showing the same histological features as intraosseous ameloblastoma [4]. Merkel cells (MC) are clear cells localised in the basal layer of the epidermis, which are positive with anti-cytokeratin (CK) 7 and 20 antibodies… CONTINUE READING