Document Detail


Ameloblastic carcinoma, primary type: case report, immunohistochemical analysis and literature review.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  22493395     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Ameloblastic carcinoma (AC) is a rare malignant odontogenic neoplasm with scarce reported cases in the literature and it can be confused with benign ameloblastoma (AM). This study reports a case of AC, and presents a literature review of AC classified into primary type (ACPt) or secondary type (ACSt) by the World Health Organization (WHO). The review addressed 31 cases published in the English literature between the years 2005 and 2011. The majority of cases were ACSt. The mandible was the most common site of occurrence for both AC types. All patients who died of their disease had ACSt. Tumors with plexiform pattern, hyperchromatism, mitosis and necrosis were associated with a higher ratio of histories of recurrence and death by disease, as well as the tumors with clear cells, especially in the ACSt. ACSt appeared to correlate with recurrence and mortality. The histological features may have different prognostic importance depending on the AC type.
Authors:
Ana Regina Casaroto; Gustavo Lopes Toledo; João Lopes Toledo Filho; Cleverson Teixeira Soares; Marcos Mauricio Capelari; Vanessa Soares Lara
Related Documents :
12802375 - Psychiatric intervention for japanese nationals in new york.
8807165 - Use of legal terms in will contests: implications for psychiatrists.
22707065 - Defining the epidemiology of bisphosphonate-associated osteonecrosis of the jaw: prior ...
12361115 - Believe it or not--silver still poisons!
12528435 - Morbidity and mortality of reptiles admitted to the wildlife center of virginia, 1991 t...
20069645 - Acromioclavicular joint cyst formation.
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Anticancer research     Volume:  32     ISSN:  1791-7530     ISO Abbreviation:  Anticancer Res.     Publication Date:  2012 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-04-11     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8102988     Medline TA:  Anticancer Res     Country:  Greece    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1515-25     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Stomatology (Oral Pathology), Bauru School of Dentistry, University of São Paulo, Alameda Octávio Pinheiro Brisola, 9-75, Vila Universitária, 17012-901, Bauru, SP, Brazil. anacasaroto@yahoo.com.br.
Export Citation:
APA/MLA Format     Download EndNote     Download BibTex
MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:

From MEDLINE®/PubMed®, a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine


Previous Document:  PKC? Is a Novel Prognostic Marker in Non-small Cell Lung Cancer.
Next Document:  Correlation of MACC1 and MET expression in rectal cancer after neoadjuvant chemoradiotherapy.