A Retrospective Study of Recurrent Ameloblastomas.
Yang Wei, Tian Weidong, Li Shengwei Municipal Stomatological Hospital Guiyang. Guiyang, 550002
This study reviewed 23 patients with recurrent ameloblastomas of the mandible and maxillary, and found: there are three factors have a direct bearing on recurrences of ameloblastomas. They are ①appear as a single cystic lesion radiologically, and ②be biagnosed clinically as “cysts” before initial treatment, and ③conservaive treatment. Author concludes that it is important to pay attention to type clinically and pathologically before initial operation.