PLEOMORPHIC ADENOMA OF MINOR SALIVARY GLANDS IN CHEEK: A CASE SERIES
Vikas Dhillon*, Pooja Thakur and Uma Garg
The pleomorphic adenoma, also known as the benign mixed tumour comprises the majority of both major and minor salivary gland tumours, accounting for 3-10% of neoplasm of the head and neck region. The palate is the predominant intraoral site and the mucosa of the cheek is an uncommon site for these tumours. Review of literature, clinical features, pathology and treatment of these tumours in 5 such cases are discussed and reported in the present case series.
Keywords: Pleomorphic adenoma, cheek, minor salivary glands, benign salivary gland tumours.
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