Table of ContentsDefinition / general
Cite this page: Pernick, N. Peripheral ameloblastoma. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/oralcavityperipheralamelo.html. Accessed January 24th, 2019.
Definition / general
- Men and women ages 40 - 60 years
- Arise from dental lamina remnants in gingiva (rests of Serres) or from surface epithelium with potential to differentiate along odontogenic lines
- Same histology as intraosseous tumors (palisading basaloid cells with stellate reticulum) but benign behavior
- Sites: soft tissue of posterior gingiva and ascending ramus, may occur in buccal mucosa