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L’améloblastome est une tumeur bénigne, localement agressive et connue pour son caractère récidivant. Sa localisation à l’os maxillaire est tout aussi rare et exceptionnelle, que sa survenue chez le sujet d’âge pédiatrique. Les auteurs rapportent un cas d’améloblastome chez un nourrisson de trois mois. Ils font une revue de la littérature en mettant l’accent sur les aspects cliniques, paracliniques, thérapeutiques et pronostiques de l’améloblastome chez l’enfant.

Ameloblastoma is a benign, locally aggressive tumour known for its tendency for recurrenve. It is rarely located in the maxilla and its incidence in the pediatric age group is exceptional. The authors report a case in a three-month-old infant. They review the literature with a focus on the clinical, paraclinical, therapeutic and prognostic aspects of ameloblastoma in children.

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Meva’a Biouélé, R. C., Ngo Nyéki, A., Atanga, L., Mossus, Y., Kambou Fohom, M., Mindja Eko, D., Nganwa, G., Ngaba Mambo, O., & Djomou, F. (2021). Améloblastome Maxillaire du Nourrisson de 3 Mois : À Propos d’un Cas Inhabituel. HEALTH SCIENCES AND DISEASE, 22(3). Retrieved from


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