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dc.contributor.authorSenra, Giselle Segnini-
dc.contributor.authorPereira, Andresa Costa-
dc.contributor.authorSantos, Lucio Murilo dos-
dc.contributor.authorCarvalho, Yasmin Rodarte-
dc.contributor.authorBrandão, Adriana Aigotti Haberbeck-
dc.identifier.citationOral Surgery Oral Medicine Oral Pathology Oral Radiology and Endodontology. New York: Mosby-elsevier, v. 105, n. 2, p. E42-E46, 2008.-
dc.description.abstractAmeloblastoma is an odontogenic tumor, usually benign, which rarely metastasizes to distant organs. The case of a 27-year-old white woman is described, who presented a metastatic pulmonary ameloblastoma 7 years after the removal of a mandibular ameloblastoma. She presented no pulmonary symptoms, but a lung nodule was found in a chest x-ray during a routine check-up for job admission. Computed tomography (CT) revealed a 2-cm well-defined solitary round nodule without calcifications, leading to the hypothesis of a metastatic tumor. Clinical and CT investigation confirmed no ameloblastoma recurrence in the jaw and no other primary tumor. The diagnosis of metastatic ameloblastoma was confirmed by microscopic evaluation of the pulmonary nodule.en
dc.sourceWeb of Science-
dc.titleMalignant ameloblastoma metastasis to the lung: a case reporten
dc.contributor.institutionUniversidade Estadual Paulista (UNESP)-
dc.description.affiliationSão Paulo State Univ UNESP, Dept Biosci & Oral Diag, Sch Dent, São Paulo, Brazil-
dc.description.affiliationUnespSão Paulo State Univ UNESP, Dept Biosci & Oral Diag, Sch Dent, São Paulo, Brazil-
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dc.relation.ispartofOral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology, Oral Radiology and Endodontology-
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