Volume 7 Issue 7 (July, 2019)

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Clinicopathological characteristics of Ameloblastomas in a given population- A retrospective study
Pallavi Karadiguddi, Rajiv Mengi, Mahesh Melkundi, Harsha BV, K. Premnath

Background: Ameloblastoma is one of the most common odontogenic tumour. The present study was conducted to assess clinicopathological characteristics of ameloblastomas in patients. Materials and methods: The present retrospective study was conducted on 60 cases of OSCC of both genders. Patient information such as name, age, gender etc. was retrieved from case history performa. In all patients, anatomic location, histopathological type and clinical features and radiographic features were considered. Results: Of the 60 samples, highest number of cases belonged to age group 30-39 years (n=14) followed by 20-29 years (n=12). Lowest number of cases were observed in the age group 60-69 years (n=2). We observed that 39 cases were seen in mandible and 21 in maxilla. The most common type of ameloblastoma was follicular ameloblastoma in both maxilla and mandible. We observed that swelling was the most common chief clinical symptom for ameloblastoma followed by pain and paresthesia and pain and swelling. Conclusion:  The most common type was follicular type. The most common site was mandible posterior region. Most common symptom was swelling.

Keywords:  Ameloblastoma, Follicular, Plexiform.

Received: 12 April, 2019                            Revised:  25 May 2019                             Accepted: 30 May 2019

Corresponding author: Dr. Rajiv  Mengi, Dental surgeon, Department of Oral Pathology, Government hospital, Jammu, India.

This article may be cited as: Karadiguddi P, Mengi R, Melkundi M, BV Harsha, Premnath   K. Clinicopathological characteristics of Ameloblastomas in a given population- A retrospective study. J Adv Med Dent Scie Res 2019;7(7): 40-43.

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