Mural ameloblastoma

Features

  • It arises from the wall of a pre-existing cyst (most commonly from a dentigerous cyst)
  • Most common site: Mandible posterior region.
  • Pericoronal radiolucency associated with an unerupted displaced tooth (usually mandibular 3rd molar).
  • It may cause root resorption of the adjacent teeth and buccal/lingual expansion.

Differential diagnosis

Cases

case of mural ameloblastoma