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Antrochoanal Polyp in an Unusual Case of Follicular Ameloblastoma of Maxilla: A Case Report

Anuja Santosh Kulkarni, Mrunal Kesari, Yoganand Patil

Keywords : Antrochoanal polyp, Follicular ameloblastoma, Maxilla, Maxillary antrum, Odontogenic tumor

Citation Information : Kulkarni AS, Kesari M, Patil Y. Antrochoanal Polyp in an Unusual Case of Follicular Ameloblastoma of Maxilla: A Case Report. Int J Head Neck Surg 2021; 12 (3):114-118.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10001-1441

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 17-12-2021

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2021; The Author(s).


Follicular ameloblastoma of maxilla is a well-known rare clinical entity known to be originated from odontogenic cells. Although ameloblastoma is developed from dental epithelial remnants, the presence of ameloblastoma in maxilla with epicenter from maxillary antrum and not at all from alveolar process is a rare phenomenon. Here we report a rare presentation of this tumor as antrochoanal polyp with epicenter in maxillary antrum in a 45-year-old lady who presented with unusual complaints of dry cough with a history of 6 months along with hypothyroidism.

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