volume 41, issue 3, P190-193 2013
DOI: 10.1016/j.jcms.2012.07.012
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Zitong Lin, Fei Chen, Tiemei Wang, Qingang Hu, Guowen Sun

Abstract: Ameloblastoma is characterized by slow-growing, local invasiveness and high incidence of local recurrence. It usually presents with a benign histological appearance. However, ameloblastoma occasionally demonstrates a clinical course that is characteristic of malignant transformation. Here, we present a case of ameloblastoma with an aggressive clinical course, including multiple recurrences, a short disease-free interval, pulmonary metastasis and extensive skull-base infiltration. With a careful re-evaluation o…

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