Peripheral Ameloblastoma of the Gingiva

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Peripheral Ameloblastoma of the Gingiva

Ghazal Zaffar* and Ahmareen Khalid*

Department of Pathology, Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences, Islamabad


Abstract: Peripheral Ameloblastoma is a benign and rare odentogenic tumor with a slow growing clinical course. It is an asymptomatic lesion and grows as a swelling. We report a case of Peripheral ameloblastoma in the gingiva within the oral cavity which was removed and on histopathological evaluation revealed predominantly plexiform architectural pattern formed by epithelial cells with characteristic reverse polarity.

Keywords: Peripheral Ameloblastoma, Gingiva


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