maxillary neoplasms

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Summary: Cancer or tumors of the MAXILLA or upper jaw.

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  1. Resende R, Brito J, Souza L, Gomez R, Mesquita R. Peripheral calcifying odontogenic cyst: a case report and review of the literature. Head Neck Pathol. 2011;5:76-80 pubmed publisher
    ..Surgical excision is the treatment of choice, and recurrence is rare...
  2. Alvarez Múgica M, Bulnes Vázquez V, Jalón Monzón A, Gil A, Rodríguez Robles L, Miranda Aranzubia O. Late recurrence from a renal cell carcinoma: solitary right maxilar mass 17 years after surgery. Arch Esp Urol. 2010;63:147-50 pubmed
    ..To report a new case of late renal cell carcinoma recurrence...
  3. Mohammadinezhad C. Chondrosarcoma of the jaw. J Craniofac Surg. 2009;20:2097-100 pubmed publisher
    ..This study presents 2 cases of chondrosarcoma with a long-term follow-up...
  4. Prado F, Nishimoto I, Perez D, Kowalski L, Lopes M. Head and neck chondrosarcoma: analysis of 16 cases. Br J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2009;47:555-7 pubmed publisher
    ..The aim of this study was describe clinical findings, management and outcome of 16 cases of head and neck chondrosarcoma from a single institution...
  5. Tan O, Atik B, Ugras S. Melanotic neuroectodermal tumor in a newborn. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2005;69:1441-4 pubmed
    ..The patient underwent complete surgical resection without maxillectomy. There has been no recurrence in a follow-up period of 1 year. The diagnostic features and management alternatives of MNTI are discussed...
  6. Ward B, Edlund S, Sciubba J, Helman J. Ameloblastic carcinoma (primary type) isolated to the anterior maxilla: case report with review of the literature. J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2007;65:1800-3 pubmed
  7. Kim S, Jang H. Ameloblastoma: a clinical, radiographic, and histopathologic analysis of 71 cases. Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod. 2001;91:649-53 pubmed
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare the clinical, radiologic, and histopathologic features of 71 intraosseous ameloblastomas...
  8. Avon S, McComb J, Clokie C. Ameloblastic carcinoma: case report and literature review. J Can Dent Assoc. 2003;69:573-6 pubmed
    ..At the moment, there are too few reported cases to make a definite recommendation regarding treatment. Close periodic reassessment of the patient is mandatory...
  9. Fowler D, Chisholm J, Roebuck D, Newman L, Malone M, Sebire N. Melanotic neuroectodermal tumor of infancy: clinical, radiological, and pathological features. Fetal Pediatr Pathol. 2006;25:59-72 pubmed
    ..At present, the optimal management includes complete surgical excision with clear margins, but there are no reliable histopathological or molecular features to predict the biological behavior in individual cases...

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  1. Yazici N, Karagöz B, Varan A, Yilmaz T, Ozturk A, Usubutun A, et al. Maxillary ameloblastic carcinoma in a child. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2008;50:175-6 pubmed
    ..Wide surgical resection was done along with adjuvant radiotherapy because of involved surgical margins. Histopathological diagnosis was established with morphological features of both ameloblastoma and carcinoma...
  2. Arotiba G, Ladeinde A, Arotiba J, Ajike S, Ugboko V, Ajayi O. Ameloblastoma in Nigerian children and adolescents: a review of 79 cases. J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2005;63:747-51 pubmed
    ..To descriptively review the clinicopathologic presentation and management of ameloblastoma in Nigerian children and adolescents and compare this with previous reports in the literature...
  3. Woessmann W, Neugebauer M, Gossen R, Blütters Sawatzki R, Reiter A. Successful chemotherapy for melanotic neuroectodermal tumor of infancy in a baby. Med Pediatr Oncol. 2003;40:198-9 pubmed
  4. Zwahlen R, Vogt P, Fischer F, Gratz K. Case report: myocardial metastasis of a maxillary malignant ameloblastoma. J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2003;61:731-4 pubmed
  5. Dhir K, Sciubba J, Tufano R. Ameloblastic carcinoma of the maxilla. Oral Oncol. 2003;39:736-41 pubmed
    ..We discuss the presentation, pathology, and treatment of the 18th case of a maxillary ameloblastic carcinoma in the literature...
  6. Adebayo E, Ajike S, Adekeye E. A review of 318 odontogenic tumors in Kaduna, Nigeria. J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2005;63:811-9 pubmed
    ..To analyze 318 odontogenic tumors seen at a tertiary oral care center in Kaduna, Nigeria for comparison with findings in previous Nigerian and world records...
  7. Hall J, Weathers D, Unni K. Ameloblastic carcinoma: an analysis of 14 cases. Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod. 2007;103:799-807 pubmed
    ..To present the classifications of malignant ameloblastomas, provide histopathologic guidelines for the diagnosis of ameloblastic carcinoma, and discuss treatment and long-term follow-up...
  8. McGuinness N, Faughnan T, Bennani F, Connolly C. Ameloblastic fibroma of the anterior maxilla presenting as a complication of tooth eruption: a case report. J Orthod. 2001;28:115-8 pubmed
    ..Ameloblastic fibroma is a rare mixed odontogenic tumour, which is extremely uncommon in the anterior maxillary region. A case report is presented where failure of eruption of an upper central incisor was the presenting feature...
  9. Malara P, Drugacz J, Wituła A. [Cigarette smoking practices in patients with malignant neoplasms of the oral cavity and jaws]. Przegl Lek. 2004;61:1040-2 pubmed
    ..Gender factor did not influence significantly the period of time from starting of smoking practices to the appearance of neoplasm. The patients with the other types of neoplasms denied cigarette smoking...
  10. El Saggan A, Bang G, Olofsson J. Melanotic neuroectodermal tumour of infancy arising in the maxilla. J Laryngol Otol. 1998;112:61-4 pubmed
    ..The genital organs are the most frequent extracranial site. We present two cases of melanotic neuroectodermal tumour of infancy arising in the maxilla...
  11. Al Khateeb T, Al Hadi Hamasha A, Almasri N. Oral and maxillofacial tumours in north Jordanian children and adolescents: a retrospective analysis over 10 years. Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2003;32:78-83 pubmed
    ..The majority of benign tumours in the young are probably developmental rather than true neoplasms...
  12. Chidzonga M. Oral malignant neoplasia: a survey of 428 cases in two Zimbabwean hospitals. Oral Oncol. 2006;42:177-83 pubmed
    ..1), tongue (CO1.9-CO2.9) and floor of the mouth (CO4.9). The lip (COO-COO.9) was least affected with a high palatal (CO5.9) involvement...
  13. Genden E, Wallace D, Buchbinder D, Okay D, Urken M. Iliac crest internal oblique osteomusculocutaneous free flap reconstruction of the postablative palatomaxillary defect. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2001;127:854-61 pubmed
    ..Traditionally, restoration of extensive palatomaxillary defects have been achieved by prosthetic restoration, often with suboptimal functional results. More recently, vascularized bone-containing free flaps have been used for this purpose...
  14. Sastre J, Muñoz M, Naval L, Adrados M. Ameloblastic carcinoma of the maxilla: report of a case. J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2002;60:102-4 pubmed
  15. Zwahlen R, Gratz K. Maxillary ameloblastomas: a review of the literature and of a 15-year database. J Craniomaxillofac Surg. 2002;30:273-9 pubmed
    ..Cases of maxillary ameloblastomas from 15-year database (1986-2000) collected in the Department of Cranio-Maxillofacial Surgery of the University Hospital of Zurich were evaluated...
  16. Benlyazid A, Lacroix Triki M, Aziza R, Gomez Brouchet A, Guichard M, Sarini J. Ameloblastic carcinoma of the maxilla: case report and review of the literature. Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod. 2007;104:e17-24 pubmed
    ..A case of ameloblastic carcinoma of the maxilla arising in a 90-year-old patient is presented along with a review of 65 other cases of the international literature...
  17. Schmidt B, Pogrel M, Young C, Sharma A. Reconstruction of extensive maxillary defects using zygomaticus implants. J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2004;62:82-9 pubmed
    ..This article is a clinical retrospective analysis of patients reconstructed with zygomaticus implants after maxillary ablation...
  18. Kruse Losler B, Gaertner C, Burger H, Seper L, Joos U, Kleinheinz J. Melanotic neuroectodermal tumor of infancy: systematic review of the literature and presentation of a case. Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod. 2006;102:204-16 pubmed
    ..The present review supplements another 140 published cases of MNTI up to 2004, including an original case report. Clinical features, treatment alternatives, and follow-up are discussed...
  19. Weber A, Bui C, Kaneda T. Malignant tumors of the mandible and maxilla. Neuroimaging Clin N Am. 2003;13:509-24 pubmed
    ..Finally, conventional films, frequently a Panorex view, are the initial radiographic examinations in suspected lesions...
  20. Padmanabhan T, Kumar V, Mohamed K, Unnikrishnan N. Prosthetic rehabilitation of a maxillectomy with a two-piece hollow bulb obturator. A clinical report. J Prosthodont. 2011;20:397-401 pubmed publisher
    ..This clinical report describes the rehabilitation of a total and subtotal maxillectomy patient with a two-piece hollow bulb obturator retained with the help of magnets and a retention clasp...
  21. Schlieve T, Miloro M, Kolokythas A. Does decompression of odontogenic cysts and cystlike lesions change the histologic diagnosis?. J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2014;72:1094-105 pubmed publisher
    ..definitive treatment of odontogenic cystlike lesions and determine whether the diagnosis was consistent with the pretreatment diagnosis, thereby answering the clinical question: does decompression change the histologic diagnosis?..
  22. Khammissa R, Mabusela M, Wood N, Bouckaert M, Meyerov R, Lemmer J, et al. Osteosarcoma of the jaw. A brief review and a case report. SADJ. 2009;64:220-1 pubmed
    ..A clinical finding of tooth displacement and tooth mobility associated with radiolucency/radiopacity should alert the practitioner to the possibility of osteosarcoma or some other malignancy...
  23. Lotay H, Kalmar J, DeLeeuw K. Central odontogenic fibroma with features of central granular cell odontogenic tumor. Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod. 2010;109:e63-6 pubmed publisher
    ..In this case report, the authors report 1 lesion that presented with histological features consistent with 2 separate lesions. The findings, histological examination, and recommendations are presented...
  24. Markiewicz M, Gelesko S, Bell R. Zygoma reconstruction. Oral Maxillofac Surg Clin North Am. 2013;25:167-201 pubmed publisher
    ..Traditional and contemporary concepts in posttraumatic, postablative, and esthetic reconstruction are also described...
  25. D Agostino A, Antonio D, Procacci P, Pasquale P, Ferrari F, Trevisiol L, et al. Zygoma implant-supported prosthetic rehabilitation of a patient after subtotal bilateral maxillectomy. J Craniofac Surg. 2013;24:e159-62 pubmed publisher
    ..The results show that zygoma implants could represent a viable surgical option to obtain a satisfactory oral function rehabilitation even in case of extensive maxillary defect...
  26. Magliocca K, Pfeifle R, Bhattacharyya I, Cohen D. Melanotic neuroectodermal tumor of infancy. Pediatr Dermatol. 2012;29:633-6 pubmed publisher
    ..We describe a MNTI arising in the anterior maxilla of a 6-month-old boy...
  27. More Y, Dusing R, Counts S, Bond J, Tsue T, Girod D. Positron-emission tomography pitfalls related to oral prosthesis. Laryngoscope. 2013;123:404-6 pubmed publisher
    ..A detailed history and physical exam as well as knowledge of artifacts are pertinent for the managing physician. Laryngoscope, 2012...
  28. Emani M, Zaiden R. Aseptic meningitis: a rare side effect of cetuximab therapy. J Oncol Pharm Pract. 2013;19:178-80 pubmed publisher
    ..Our case report may serve as an additional reference for clinicians encountered with aseptic meningitis in the setting of using cetuximab...
  29. Kim D, Lim Y, Kim M, Kwon H. The importance of remaining teeth reconstruction in the definite obturator for a hemimaxillectomy patient. J Craniofac Surg. 2011;22:2359-61 pubmed publisher
    ..The aim of this clinical report was to present and discuss the clinical procedure and the treatment considerations of prosthetic rehabilitation for hemimaxillectomy patients...
  30. Nair S, Sridhar K, Shah A, Kumar B, Nayak K, Shetty P. Maxillectomy through mandibulotomy--a retrospective clinical review. J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2011;69:2040-7 pubmed publisher
    ..To review retrospectively the benefits of using mandibulotomy as an access for tumors involving the maxilla and infratemporal fossa...
  31. Ide F, Mishima K, Yamada H, Kikuchi K, Saito I, Kusama K. Intraosseous ameloblastoma with a prominent extraosseous component: pitfalls in diagnosis. Head Neck Pathol. 2010;4:192-7 pubmed publisher
    ..From diagnostic, therapeutic and prognostic points of view, this type of IA should not be confused with PA...
  32. Avery C, Skidmore M, Peden A, Pan J. Biomechanical study of a unilocking T-plate system for prophylactic internal fixation of the radial osteocutaneous donor site using the sheep tibia model. Oral Oncol. 2011;47:268-73 pubmed publisher
    ..01) than the 3.5 mm T-plate in torsion and remains the most effective construct for resisting torsional stresses, which are probably the commonest cause of fracture in clinical practice...
  33. Salem Y, Osman Y, Norval E. Focal cemento-osseous dysplasia: review and a case report. SADJ. 2010;65:422-3 pubmed
    ..A case report is presented here, along with a review of the differential diagnoses considered in order to reach a final diagnosis of focal cemento-osseous dysplasia...
  34. Agani Z, Hamiti Krasniqi V, Recica J, Loxha M, Kurshumliu F, Rexhepi A. Maxillary unicystic ameloblastoma: a case report. BMC Res Notes. 2016;9:469 pubmed
    ..As oral health providers we should be aware that the unilocular radiolucencies may be unicystic ameloblastoma. ..
  35. McMahon J, Wong L, Crowther J, Taylor W, McManners J, Devine J, et al. Patterns of local recurrence after primary resection of cancers that arise in the sinonasal region and the maxillary alveolus. Br J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2013;51:389-93 pubmed publisher
    ..Advanced cancer of the midface often equates with disease at the skull base. Treatment, including surgical tactics, should reflect that...
  36. Ruhin B, Descroix V, Picard A, Berdal A. [Maxillary and mandibular carcinogenesis: research and prospects]. Rev Stomatol Chir Maxillofac. 2009;110:227-32 pubmed publisher
    ..A better understanding of these molecular phenomena should allow to better determine the evolution of such lesions. Research breakthroughs should facilitate the development of new molecular and genetic therapeutic perspectives...
  37. Tsuchiya T, Suzuki K, Hojo Y, Shiraki A, Imaoka M, Shibutani M, et al. Low-grade myofibroblastic sarcoma of the maxillary region in a dog. J Comp Pathol. 2012;147:42-5 pubmed publisher
    ..These results suggested that the neoplastic cells were derived from myofibroblasts and that the tumour was a low-grade myofibroblastic sarcoma...
  38. Macdonald Jankowski D. Keratocystic odontogenic tumour: systematic review. Dentomaxillofac Radiol. 2011;40:1-23 pubmed publisher
  39. Smith H, Rosenblatt A, Suen W, Owen H, Ahern B. Maxillary unicystic ameloblastoma in a 6-week-old filly evaluated with computed tomography. Aust Vet J. 2017;95:299-303 pubmed publisher
    ..The mass extended axially into the right nasal cavity, occluding the meatuses and causing displacement of the nasal septum to the left...
  40. Emam H, Smith J, Briody A, Jatana C. Tube Decompression for Staged Treatment of a Calcifying Odontogenic Cyst-A Case Report. J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2017;75:1915-1920 pubmed publisher
    ..To the authors' knowledge, this is the first case managed with an intended 2-stage approach in the form of decompression followed by enucleation and curettage. ..
  41. Kraeima J, Schepers R, van Ooijen P, Steenbakkers R, Roodenburg J, Witjes M. Integration of oncologic margins in three-dimensional virtual planning for head and neck surgery, including a validation of the software pathway. J Craniomaxillofac Surg. 2015;43:1374-9 pubmed publisher
    ..The average difference in volume of the tumours was 1.7%. This study reports a validated software pathway, providing multi-modality image fusion for 3D virtual surgical planning. ..
  42. Morais A, Mendonça E, de Alencar A, Estrela C. Intraosseous lipoma in the periapical region of a maxillary third molar. J Endod. 2011;37:554-7 pubmed publisher
    ..Intraosseous lipoma is a rare benign tumor of low incidence among all bone tumors, and therefore few cases have been reported in the literature...
  43. Takahama A, Alves F, Prado F, Lopes M, Kowalski L. Chondrosarcoma of the maxilla: report of two cases with different behaviours. J Craniomaxillofac Surg. 2012;40:e71-4 pubmed publisher
    ..These two cases emphasize the importance of histological tumour grade and appropriate treatment for the prognosis...
  44. Pavankumar K. Juvenile ossifying fibroma of the maxilla. J Indiana Dent Assoc. 2010;89:29-32 pubmed
    ..Reported here is a case of a massive juvenile ossifying fibroma of the maxilla in a 13-year-old female child...
  45. Chatelain B, Curlier A, Euvrard E, Vitte F, Ricbourg B, Meyer C. [Hyalinizing clear cell carcinoma of the maxilla]. Rev Stomatol Chir Maxillofac. 2011;112:183-6 pubmed publisher
    ..It usually affects the palate and the base of the tongue, and more rarely the parotid gland. We report a very rare maxillary localization...
  46. Parmar S, Al Qamachi L, Aga H. Ameloblastomas of the mandible and maxilla. Curr Opin Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2016;24:148-54 pubmed publisher
    ..This review focuses on issues in managing ameloblastomas of the mandible and maxilla. We will refer to current practice in the treatment of ameloblastomas based on the available evidence...
  47. Sia H, Hsieh M, Yang L, Tu S. Maxillary brown tumor as initial presentation of parathyroid adenoma: a case report. Kaohsiung J Med Sci. 2012;28:400-3 pubmed publisher
    ..However, direct excision of the brown tumor may be indicated to avoid the risk of facial deformity and orbital compression at a special anatomical site, as in our case...
  48. Bilhan H, Geckili O, Bural C, Sonmez E, Guven E. Prosthetic rehabilitation of a patient after surgical reconstruction of the maxilla: a clinical report. J Prosthodont. 2011;20:74-8 pubmed publisher
    ..During the 15-month follow-up period, the patient's oral condition and physical appearance improved, and no complications occurred...
  49. Eshghyar N, Nikbin B, Amirzargar A, Dehghani Nazhvani A, Shakiba Y. Gene polymorphism of interleukin-1 alpha and beta in keratocystic odontogenic tumors. J Oral Pathol Med. 2012;41:697-701 pubmed publisher
    ..Therefore, it seems that the gene polymorphism of the cytokines of the IL-1 family is influential in the pathogenesis of KCOT and the patients' susceptibility to disease...
  50. Vega L, Gielincki W, Fernandes R. Zygoma implant reconstruction of acquired maxillary bony defects. Oral Maxillofac Surg Clin North Am. 2013;25:223-39 pubmed publisher
    ..The focus of this article is to review the surgical and prosthetic nuances to successfully reconstruct acquired maxillary defects with zygoma implants...
  51. Madrid C, Aziza J, Hlali A, Bouferrache K, Abarca M. Melanotic neuroectodermal tumour of infancy: a case report and review of the aetiopathogenic hypotheses. Med Oral Patol Oral Cir Bucal. 2010;15:e739-42 pubmed
    ..More recently, the presence of high levels of vanillylmandelic acid suggest a neural origin of the tumour...
  52. Hara M, Matsuzaki H, Katase N, Yanagi Y, Unetsubo T, Asaumi J, et al. Ossifying fibroma of the maxilla: a case report including its imaging features and dynamic magnetic resonance imaging findings. Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol. 2012;114:e139-46 pubmed publisher
    ..We report a case of OF in the anterior maxilla in a 56-year-old man, together with its histopathological and imaging findings including the dynamic MRI findings...