Ameloblastoma

"Ameloblastoma" References in the ICD-10-CM Index to Diseases and Injuries

References in the ICD-10-CM Index to Diseases and Injuries applicable to the clinical term "ameloblastoma"

  • Ameloblastoma - See Also: Cyst, calcifying odontogenic;
    • long bones - C40.9 Malignant neoplasm of unspecified bones and articular cartilage of limb
      • lower limb - C40.2 Malignant neoplasm of long bones of lower limb
      • upper limb - C40.0 Malignant neoplasm of scapula and long bones of upper limb
    • malignant - C41.1 Malignant neoplasm of mandible
      • jaw (bone) (lower) - C41.1 Malignant neoplasm of mandible
        • upper - C41.0 Malignant neoplasm of bones of skull and face
    • tibial - C40.2 Malignant neoplasm of long bones of lower limb

Applicable Clinical Terms Definitions

Ameloblastoma: An immature epithelial tumor of the JAW originating from the epithelial rests of Malassez or from other epithelial remnants of the ENAMEL from the developmental period. It is a slowly growing tumor, usually benign, but displays a marked propensity for invasive growth.

Lower Extremity: The region of the lower limb in animals, extending from the gluteal region to the FOOT, and including the BUTTOCKS; HIP; and LEG.

Upper Extremity: The region of the upper limb in animals, extending from the deltoid region to the HAND, and including the ARM; AXILLA; and SHOULDER.