Management of a massive mandibular ameloblastoma
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AbstractAmeloblastomas are rare tumours of the jaw. They are usually asymptomatic so, generally, present late. Treatment is predominantly surgical, although some controversy exists over the choice of radical or conservative surgery. A 79-year-old woman presented to the Prince of Wales Hospital, Chinese University of Hong Kong, unable to eat because of a massive mandibular ameloblastoma that had grown over a decade. The lesion was excised and the mandible was reconstructed with a reconstruction plate. The patient made a good recovery and was able to eat a soft diet.
All Author(s) ListChiu T.-W., Ying S.-Y., Pang C.-W., Ho W.-S., Burd A.
Journal nameAnnals of the College of Surgeons of Hong Kong
Volume Number8
Issue Number4
PublisherBlackwell Publishing Inc.
Place of PublicationUnited Kingdom
Pages156 - 158
LanguagesEnglish-United Kingdom
KeywordsAmeloblastoma, Mandible reconstruction

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