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CASE REPORT
Year : 2011  |  Volume : 2  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 169-171

Pleomorphic adenoma of the palate


1 PDA, Bhopal, Department of Oral Surgery, India
2 Modern Dental College and Research Centre, Indore, India

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Anisha Maria
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DOI: 10.4103/0975-5950.94473

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Pleomorphic adenoma (PA) is the most common salivary gland tumor, accounting for about 40-70% of all major and minor salivary gland tumors. The commonest sites for intraoral PA are palate, buccal mucosa and lips. Palatal PA presents clinically as a painless, slow-growing mass found on posterior lateral aspect. The aim of this article is to present a case of palatal PA, which was treated successfully by surgical excision.


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