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Pleomorphic Adenoma of Upper Lip: A Rare Case Report in a Tertiary Care Hospital

Asian Journal of Pharmaceutical and Health Sciences,2017,7,1,1647-1649.
Published:March 2017
Type:Case Report
Authors:
Author(s) affiliations:

Satyajit Mishra1, Nirupama Pati2,*, Anindita A Nayak3

1Asst. Professor, Department of ENT, VIMSAR, Burla, Sambalpur, Odisha, India.

2Senior Resident, Department of ENT, VIMSAR, Burla, Sambalpur, Odisha, India.

3Post Graduate Student, Department of ENT, VIMSAR, Burla, Sambalpur, Odisha, India.

Abstract:

Pleomorphic adenoma is the most common salivary gland tumour, which accounts for 60-65% of such cases. It usually involves major salivary glands. However it also involves minor salivary glands of oral cavity and oropharynx. In oral cavity, hard palate is the most common site. Other rare sites are lips, buccal mucosa, alveolar ridge, floor of the mouth and tongue. This case report describes a rare and unusual presentation of pleomorphic adenoma in upper lip.

Pleomorphic adenoma