"Ameloblastoma" References in the ICD-10-CM Index to Diseases and Injuries
- Ameloblastoma - See Also: Cyst, calcifying odontogenic;
- long bones - C40.9 Malignant neoplasm of unspecified bones and articular cartilage of limb
- malignant - C41.1 Malignant neoplasm of mandible
- 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.