volume 40, issue 8, Pe342-e345 2012
DOI: 10.1016/j.jcms.2012.01.017
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José Thiers Carneiro, Ana Paula Guerreiro Rodrigues Couto, Aline Semblano Dias Carreira

Abstract: This study evaluated the results of curettage followed by spray propane, butane, and isobutane gas combination cryosurgery in 10 patients with ameloblastoma. The patients' age ranged from 7 to 87 years (mean, 31 years), with equal prevalence in both men and women. Five cases were diagnosed as solid ameloblastomas and 5 as unicystic ameloblastomas. Before enucleation and cryosurgery, the unicystic lesions received marsupialisation to decrease their size. No patient showed evidence of clinical or radiographic re…

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