Ameloblastic carcinoma

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Ameloblastic carcinoma

Ameloblastic carcinoma is a rare oral cancer that commonly develops towards the back of the lower or upper jaw. The cancer can develop spontaneously or arise from a preexisting ameloblastoma.  A common early symptom is swelling.  The underlying cause of the cancer is not well understood. 
 

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The terms "Ameloblastic carcinoma" returned 17 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Ameloblastic carcinoma: An effort to abridge this diagnostic challenge!
 

Author(s): S Routray, S Majumdar, N Swain

Journal: Indian J Cancer. ;52(2):234-5.

 

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Immunoexpression of Ki-67, MCM2, and MCM3 in Ameloblastoma and Ameloblastic Carcinoma and Their Correlations with Clinical and Histopathological Patterns.
 

Author(s): Ramón Gil Carreón-Burciaga, Rogelio González-González, Nelly Molina-Frechero, Ronell Bologna-Molina

Journal: Dis. Markers. 2015 ;2015():683087.

 

Cell proliferation assays are performed using antibodies against nuclear proteins associated with DNA replication. These nuclear proteins have gained special interest to predict the biological and clinical behaviors of various tumors. The aim of this study was to analyze the presence ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Spindle-cell ameloblastic carcinoma of the maxilla with adenoid cystic carcinoma-like areas: A new variant?
 

Author(s): Hena A Ansari, Prasenjit Sen Ray, Nazoora Khan, Arshad Hafiz Khan

Journal: Indian J Pathol Microbiol. ;58(4):513-5.

 

Ameloblastic carcinoma is a rare aggressive malignancy of odontogenic epithelial origin. The disease has been reported to afflict people over a wide range of age group without any sex predilection. It is characterized by rapid growth and destruction of overlying bones along with involvement ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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The terms "Ameloblastic carcinoma" returned 2 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

New classification of maxillary ameloblastic carcinoma based on an evidence-based literature review over the last 60 years.
 

Author(s): Astrid L D Kruse, Roger A Zwahlen, Klaus W Grätz

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The ameloblastic carcinoma is a rare malignant odontogenic tumor which rather occurs in the mandible than in the maxilla. Its rarity and in this context somewhat speculative histopathogenesis may account for diagnostic difficulties. Current classifications do not consider benign histopathological ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Ameloblastic carcinoma: case report and literature review.
 

Author(s): Sylvie Louise Avon, John McComb, Cameron Clokie

Journal: J Can Dent Assoc. 2003 Oct;69(9):573-6.

 

Ameloblastic carcinoma is a rare malignant lesion with characteristic histologic features and behaviour that dictates a more aggressive surgical approach than that of a simple ameloblastoma. However, reliable evidence of its biologic activity is currently unavailable due to the scarcity ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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