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Pleomorphic Adenoma of the Submandibular Gland in Children: A Case Report and a Review of the Japanese Literature.
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PMID:  22082746     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
An 8-year-old girl was introduced to our department due to the presence of a left painless submandibular mass. The mass had been initially noticed at 7 years of age. Preoperative imaging showed the mass to have originated from the left submandibular gland. The mass was removed with a part of submandibular gland attached to it. The pathologic findings showed the mass to be pleomorphic adenoma without any malignant components. The postoperative clinical course was uneventful. During the 1-year follow-up period, no recurrence was noticed. In addition to the clinical report of our case, we reviewed the pertinent Japanese literature to clarify the clinical features of this disease in children.
Authors:
Kouji Masumoto; Yoichiro Oka; Masatoshi Nakamura; Mikiko Ida; Koichi Takano; Kengo Yoshimitsu; Shinichi Hirose; Noriyuki Sakata; Akinori Iwasaki
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2011-11-11
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of pediatric hematology/oncology     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1536-3678     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2011 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-11-15     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9505928     Medline TA:  J Pediatr Hematol Oncol     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
*Departments of Thoracic, Endocrine, and Pediatric Surgery †Radiology ‡Pediatrics §Pathology, Faculty of Medicine, Fukuoka University, Fukuoka, Japan.
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