Other Names for this Disease
- Adenomatoid odontogenic tumor
- Ameloblastic carcinoma
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Adenoameloblastoma is a lesion that is often found in the upper jaw. Some consider it a non-cancerous tumor, others a hamartoma (tumor-like growth) or cyst. Often, an early sign of the lesion is painless swelling. These tumors are rarely found outside of the jaw.
Last updated: 11/9/2009
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