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Pleomorphic Adenoma of the Soft Palate

Siham Oumakhir, MD; Mohcine Ghfir, MD; Abderrahmane Albouzidi, MD; Omar Sedrati, MD
Arch Dermatol. 2008;144(8):1077-1078. doi:10.1001/archderm.144.8.1077.
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Pleomorphic adenomas are the most common benign salivary gland neoplasms. However, they are rarely present in the minor salivary glands. We report a case of pleomorphic adenoma originating in minor salivary glands of the palate.

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Clinical view of the pleomorphic adenoma arising on the left side of the soft palate.

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Figure 2.

Histologic findings of pleomorphic adenoma specimen (hematoxylin-eosin, original magnification ×100).

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