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Vol 8, No 1 (2006)
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Mandibular adamantinoma - odontogenic tumour, locally malignant. Case description and literature review

Jan Drugacz, Daria Wziątek-Kuczmik, Magdalena Jędrusik-Pawłowska, Jacek Pająk
Chirurgia Polska 2006;8(1):95-100.

Abstract

Adamantinoma is an odontogenic epithelial tumour, locally malignant, with a strong tendency to recur. Most frequently, in as many as 80% of cases, it develops in the mandible; in 16% it concerns the maxilla, usually the maxillary sinus; whilst the remaining 4% are a variation of peripheral adamantinoma located in the soft tissue. This paper presents a case of partial resection of the mandibular body due to the recurrence of adamantinoma with simultaneous reconstruction using an autogenic graft from the iliac ala stabilised with a reconstructive titanium plate.

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