Malignant Transformation of Ameloblastoma – An Unusual Presentation

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Malignant Transformation of Ameloblastoma – An Unusual Presentation

Anjum Khawar* and Jawwad Ahmad**
* Associate Professor, ENT Department, Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences, Islamabad.
** Senior Registrar, ENT Department, Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences, Islamabad.

Case Report
A 55 years old male presented with history of swelling on left side of face of two months duration. The swelling had enlarged rapidly over a period of 15 days reaching its current size. It was associated with history of blood stained discharge from oral cavity of two months duration. Mouth opening was also restricted. Patient did not complain of headache, earache, visual loss or any swelling in the neck, but his major complaint was disfiguring huge swelling on left side of face.

         

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