Ameloblastoma of the Mandible With Intracranial Metastasis: A Case Study

Stan D. Phillips, Russell L. Corio, Henry Brem, Douglas Mattox

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Ameloblastoma is an aggressive locally recurring neoplasm of odontogenic epithelium. We describe a case of a mandibular ameloblastoma with a 17-year history of local recurrences followed by two metachronous intracranial metastases. Central nervous system metastasis without pulmonary involvement is previously unreported in a living patient with ameloblastoma. The behavior of this tumor qualifies it as a malignant ameloblastoma.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)861-863
Number of pages3
JournalArchives of Otolaryngology--Head and Neck Surgery
Issue number8
StatePublished - Aug 1992

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Otorhinolaryngology


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