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Editor-In-Chief: C. Michael Gibson, M.S., M.D. [2], Shyam Patel [3]; Associate Editor(s)-in-Chief: Simrat Sarai, M.D. [4], Vamsikrishna Gunnam M.B.B.S[5]

Overview

Head CT scan may be helpful in the diagnosis of ameloblastoma. Findings on CT scan suggestive of ameloblastoma include multiloculated, soap-bubble" lesion, erosion of the adjacent tooth roots and well demarcated borders with no matrix calcification.

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Coronal non contrast ameloblastoma[1]

Head CT scan may be helpful in the diagnosis of ameloblastoma. Findings on CT scan suggestive of ameloblastoma include:[2][3][4][5]










References

  1. Image courtesy of Dr. Frank Gaillard Radiopaedia (original file [1]).[http://radiopaedia.org/licence Creative Commons BY-SA-NC
  2. Ariji Y, Morita M, Katsumata A, Sugita Y, Naitoh M, Goto M, Izumi M, Kise Y, Shimozato K, Kurita K, Maeda H, Ariji E (March 2011). "Imaging features contributing to the diagnosis of ameloblastomas and keratocystic odontogenic tumours: logistic regression analysis". Dentomaxillofac Radiol. 40 (3): 133–40. doi:10.1259/dmfr/24726112. PMC 3611454. PMID 21346078.
  3. Weber AL (January 1993). "Imaging of cysts and odontogenic tumors of the jaw. Definition and classification". Radiol. Clin. North Am. 31 (1): 101–20. PMID 8419968.
  4. Bernaerts A, Vanhoenacker FM, Hintjens J, Chapelle K, De Schepper AM (2006). "Imaging approach for differential diagnosis of jaw lesions: a quick reference guide". JBR-BTR. 89 (1): 43–6. PMID 16607876.
  5. Mosier KM (October 2015). "Lesions of the Jaw". Semin. Ultrasound CT MR. 36 (5): 444–50. doi:10.1053/j.sult.2015.08.003. PMID 26589698.

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