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Pleomorphic Adenoma of Minor Salivary Gland in a 14 year Old Child.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  24431845     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Salivary gland tumours are rare in childhood, and almost all of them occur in parotid gland. Minor salivary gland tumours are even rarer, pleomorphic adenoma being the most frequently found tumour. Only seventeen cases of pleomorphic adenoma arising in the minor salivary gland tumour have been reported in children and adolescents. Pleomorphic adenoma of minor salivary gland represents about 45% of all the tumours of the minor salivary glands. Pleomorphic adenoma is slowly enlarging tumour indistinguishable from adenoid cystic carcinoma clinically, except for pain and ulceration, which is more common in the latter. Carcinoma arising from pleomorphic adenoma has been reported in 3% cases amongst the minor salivary gland tumours. This report presents a case of pleomorphic adenoma of minor salivary gland in a 14 year old female patient with a brief review of literature.
Authors:
B Pramod Krishna
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2010-11-30
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of maxillofacial and oral surgery     Volume:  12     ISSN:  0972-8279     ISO Abbreviation:  J Maxillofac Oral Surg     Publication Date:  2013 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2014-01-16     Completed Date:  2014-01-16     Revised Date:  2014-06-02    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101538309     Medline TA:  J Maxillofac Oral Surg     Country:  India    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  228-31     Citation Subset:  -    
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