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Indian J Dent Res. 2018 Nov-Dec;29(6):830-835. doi: 10.4103/ijdr.IJDR_407_17.

Granular cell ameloblastoma: A rare case report and review of literature.

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1
Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology, M. A. Rangoonwala College of Dental Sciences and Research Center, Pune, Maharashtra, India.
2
Public Health Dentistry, Late Shri Yashawantrao Chavan Memorial Medical and Rural Development Foundation's, Dental College and Hospital, Ahmednagar, Maharashtra, India.
3
Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology, Clinical Practitioner, Dental Destination, Multispeciality Clinic, Pune, Maharashtra, India.
4
Department of Conservative and Endodontics. M.A. Rangoonwala College of Dental Sciences and Research Center, Pune, Maharashtra, India.

Abstract

Ameloblastoma is a benign locally aggressive type of odontogenic tumor derived exclusively from the epithelium. Histologically, ameloblastoma is classified into many variants, of which granular cell ameloblastoma (GCA) is a rare type, characterized by nest of large eosinophilic granular cells. This article describes a case of GCA in a 50-year-old female patient with clinical, radiological, and histological features along with a systematic review of the literature.

KEYWORDS:

Ameloblastoma; granular cell ameloblastoma with its differential diagnosis

PMID:
30589015
DOI:
10.4103/ijdr.IJDR_407_17
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