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National Journal of Maxillofacial Surgery
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Year : 2011  |  Volume : 2  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 219-221

Pleomorphic adenoma of the upper lip

Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Post Graduate Institute of Dental Sciences and Hospital, Lucknow, India

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Iqbal Ali
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DOI: 10.4103/0975-5950.94487

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This case report describes a rare and unusual lesion found in a 33-year-old male, which was diagnosed as pleomorphic adenoma of the minor salivary glands in the upper lip. The tumor was a circumscribed, large firm mass, about 3 cm in diameter, almost obstructing the nares and characterized by slow growth. Complete excision was performed and the histopathologic analysis showed pleomorphic adenoma. The tumor did not recur. A brief review of the relevant literature is also presented.

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