PLEOMORPHIC SALIVARY ADENOMA IN THE CHEEK -A RARE CASE REPORT
Dr. Rama Saha, Dr. Aruna Bhattacharya*, Dr. Adahra Patricia Beso, Dr. Ankita Sen, Dr. Jaydip Deb
Pleomorphic adenoma (PA) is the most common tumor of the salivary glands. Approximate 90% of these tumors occur in the parotid gland and 10% in the minor salivary glands. The most common sites of PA of the minor salivary glands are the palate, followed by lips and cheeks. Throat, floor of the mouth, tongue, tonsil, pharynx, retromolar area and nasal cavity which are rarely involved. Hereby, we report a case of PA of the cheek in a 42-year-old male.
Keywords: Pleomorphic adenoma (PA) is the most common tumor of the salivary glands.
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