4) The differential diagnoses of POT includes ameloblastic
fibroma and odontogenic fibroma/myxoma.
odontomas can be classified into ameloblastic
fibro-odontoma and odonto-ameloblastoma.
Thus they established calretinin as a specific immunohistochemical marker for neoplastic ameloblastic
tissue that can be used as an important diagnostic aid in the differential diagnosis of unicystic ameloblastoma and cystic odontogenic lesions20.
carcinoma is a rare type of ameloblastoma that has received little mention in the literature.
The expression of Notch1, Notch2, Notch3 (32), Dlll (33), Jag1 (34) and Jag2 (35,36) prefigure ameloblastic
region subdivision in the initial stages of tooth development (table 2).
Unicystic ameloblastoma is a tumor with a strong propensity for recurrence especially when the ameloblastic
focus penetrates the adjacent tissue from the wall of the cyst.
With regard to the postnatal period, health problems could disturb the ameloblastic
activity during enamel mineralisation because of direct pathological influence or hypoxia, respiratory disease, hypocalcaemia, fever, and malnutrition [Chowdhury and Bromage, 2000; Jalevik et al.
It has been suggested that this type of EH results from an interference in the usual ameloblastic
activity during the appositional phase of enamel development; this hindrance in turn results in an area of disturbed matrix formation (5).
While the exact mechanism of action of how fluoride causes enamel mottling remains unknown, it is well-recognized that with increased amounts of fluoride concentrations in the drinking water, the resultant enamel hypoplasia becomes progressively evident, as increased fluoride levels interfere with ameloblastic
function, which adversely affects both enamel matrix formation and enamel matrix calcification.
Philipsen, Reichart, and Praetorius discussed in great length the interrelationship between compound/complex odontomas and ameloblastic
fibro-odontoma, and ameloblastic
Donnie Fritts has Ameloblastic
Carcinoma, a rare form of cancer that has resulted in the removal of his face and 20 surgeries over six years to replace it.
Differential diagnosis like ameloblastoma, ameloblastic
fibroma, odontogenic fibroma, central hemangioma, or odontogenic keratocyst along with OM could be listed as initial diagnostic hypothesis based on the clinical and radiological findings.
A Histopathological and Immunohistochemical Analysis of Ameloblastic
Our Differential Diagnosis Includes: Dentigerous cyst, Keratocyst, Ameloblastoma, Ameloblastic
fibroma, Odontogenic fibroma, Adenomatoid odontogenic tumor, Calcifying epithelial odontogenic tumor, Ameloblastic
fibro-odontoma, and Calcifying odontogenic cyst.
These islands were lined peripherally by one layer of ameloblastic