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Korean J Oral Maxillofac Radiol. 2000 Dec;30(4):281-285. English. Case Report.
Park KS , Lee SS , Jeon IS , Choi SC .
Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology and Dental research Institute, College of Dentistry, Seoul National University, Korea.
Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Sanggyepaik Hospital, Inje University, Korea.

An uncommon case of a patient with recurrent mandibular ameloblastoma involving various adjacent soft tissues is presented with plain film radiography, computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging(MRI) and bone scan. The tumor involved mandible and eroded several bones including foramen ovale. This case shows that although an ameloblastoma primarily affect mandible, exact radiographic evaluation of tumor extent will assist the surgeon in the progress of rational approaches to the management of ameloblastoma.

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