Giant pleomorphic adenoma of submandibular salivary gland: a case report

Authors

  • Nazia T. Sheikh Department of Pathology, GMC Doda, Jammu and Kashmir, India
  • Rahil Muzaffar Department of ENT, GMC Doda, Jammu and Kashmir, India
  • Sumat UL Khurshid Department of Pathology, GMC Doda, Jammu and Kashmir, India

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.18203/2320-6012.ijrms20194329

Keywords:

Carcinoma ex pleomorphic adenoma, Facial deformity, Giant pleomorphic adenoma, Mixed tumor, Submandibular tumor

Abstract

The most common benign salivary gland tumor is the pleomorphic adenoma (PA). They can attain grotesque proportions and weigh several kilograms. They can cause facial disfigurement and, if untreated, could lead to airway compromise. Authors report a case of a large PA arising from the right submandibular salivary gland in a 48-year-old male. The lesion measured 9cmx8cmx5cm.

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Published

2019-09-25

How to Cite

Sheikh, N. T., Muzaffar, R., & Khurshid, S. U. (2019). Giant pleomorphic adenoma of submandibular salivary gland: a case report. International Journal of Research in Medical Sciences, 7(10), 3910–3913. https://doi.org/10.18203/2320-6012.ijrms20194329

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