Ameloblastic carcinoma

Overview

Type of disease: Rare conditions

Ameloblastic carcinoma is a rare oral cancer that commonly develops towards the back of the lower or upper jaw. The cancer can develop spontaneously or arise from a preexisting ameloblastoma.  A common early symptom is swelling.  The underlying cause of the cancer is not well understood. Source: Genetic and Rare Diseases Information Center (GARD), supported by ORDR-NCATS and NHGRI.

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