Ameloblastic fibro-odontoma (AFO) is a rare mixed odontogenic tumor. It occurs predominantly in children and young adults with no sex predilection, mostly in. Background: Odontogenic tumors such as ameloblastic fibro-odontoma (AFO) are rare conditions in children and are often asymptomatic. Ameloblastic fibro-odontoma (AFO) is a benign, slow growing, expansile epithelial odontogenic tumor with odontogenic mesenchyme.

Author: Akinorisar Mauran
Country: Uzbekistan
Language: English (Spanish)
Genre: Video
Published (Last): 13 December 2007
Pages: 321
PDF File Size: 10.42 Mb
ePub File Size: 4.33 Mb
ISBN: 884-5-40081-138-6
Downloads: 56980
Price: Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]
Uploader: Nehn

Our presumptive diagnosis was complex odontoma.

N Y State Odonntoma J ; Three years after surgery, the clinical and radiological appearance of the bone and surrounding soft tissue was normal Fig 5. A large ameloblastic fibro-odontoma of the maxillary sinus.

A large ameloblastic fibro-odontoma of the right mandible

National Center for Biotechnology OdohtomaU. Helical computed tomography images showing an expansile, well-circumscribed lesion containing a calcified mass compatible with odontogenic tissue a axial cuts; b coronal cuts. Microscopically, the biopsy specimen was composed of cancellous bone and connective tissue structure.

Ameloblastic fibro-odontoma in the maxillae. J Oral Surg ; Delayed tooth eruption associated with an ameloblastic fibro-odontoma.

The ameloblastic fibro-odontome — Report of a case and the histogenesis of an anomalous denticle. Mixed radiographic lesion in the anterior maxilla in a 6-year-old boy. Ameloblastic fibro-odontoma of the anterior mandible in a month-old boy.


A year-old girl was referred to oral and maxillofacial surgery department with an incidental radiological finding of radiopaque mass in amepoblastic posterior region of maxilla. Other osontoma were reported by Pindborg et al. However, 6 years after enucleation there was no sign of recurrence, but further periodic examinations are regarded as necessary.

The total of cases revealed the average age at presentation of AFO to be 6. Report of three cases.

Ameloblastic fibro-odontoma

Also, Howell and associates 21 presented two cases of malignant transformation of ameloblastic fibro-odontomas. Dtsch Z Mund Kiefer Gesichtschir ; This article has been cited by other articles in PMC. The lesions are usually diagnosed during the first and second decades of life [ 4 — 6 ]. Management of ameloblastic fibro-odontoma in a 6-year-old girl preserving the associated impacted permanent tooth.

A peripheral ameloblastic fibro-odontoma in a 3-year-old girl: An autosomal dominantly inherited syndrome. It is also distinguishable from ameloblastic fibro-dentinoma not only because it shows dental structures resembling dentine, but also because it contains enamel-like tissues.

This lesion occupied a zone from the lower left second molar area to the left ramus. Mixed odontogenic tumors and odontomas: Sitemap What’s New Feedback Disclaimer. The biopsy specimen was composed of cellular, dental papilla-like mesenchymal tissues admixed with irregularly shaped nests of odontogenic epithelium and areas of dentin and enamel matrix Fig 23.


Histopathology On gross examination the specimen consisted of a hard tissue mass with a soft tissue attachment.

International Journal of Dentistry

This paper describes an extensive AFO in an year-old girl. In the present case, the patient presented to our department with previous examinations, including panoramic, helical and cone-beam computed tomography.

Bregni et al 22 reported that the amiloblastic fibrosarcom can be developed from previously benign tumor like amiloblastic fibro-odontom presented at a higher average age Open in a separate window. Case report with ameloblaetic management.

Ameloblastic fibro-odontoma

Therefore, it was suspected that the lesion was a recurrence. The relative arrangement of the soft tissues and the stage of development of the involved tooth are useful criteria for diagnosis. J Clin Pediatr Dent ; Malignant transformation of ameloblastic fibro-odontoma to ameloblastic fibrosarcoma.

Author: admin