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Harsukh Educational Charitable Society International Journal of Community Health and Medical Research

Volume1Iissue 1 September-December 2015

Case Reports

Case Report On Pleomorphic Adenoma Of Hard Palate
Manpreet Kaur, Jai Lal Davessar,AGS Bawa

Pleomorphic adenoma is a benign mixed tumor composed of epithelial and mesenchymal components arranged within various morphological patterns. It derives its name from the architectural pleomorphism seen by light microscopy. This mixed benign tumor is one of the salivary gland tumors affecting both major and minor salivary glands and accounts for 4070% of all tumors. Parotid gland is the most commonly affected of the major group, and palate is the most common site of the minor salivary glands affected. This case report describes a case of mixed tumor in a minor salivary gland located in the anterior region of the hard palate. Keywords: Benign mixed tumor; Minor Salivary Gland; Palate

 
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