Pleomorphic Adenoma Of The Parotid Gland: A Case Report
Nasution, M. Edy Syahputra
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Pleomorphic adenoma, also known as benign mixed tumor, is the most common tumor of salivary gland origin, accounting for about 60-70% of all salivary gland tumors (Peel and Seethala, 2007; Downer, et al., 2011; Papadogeorgakis, et al., 2011). These tumors are most often found in the parotid gland (Oh and Eisele, 2006; Makeieff, et al., 2010), followed by the submandibular gland and the minor salivary glands (Oh and Eisele, 2006).It represents 70-80% of all tumors of the parotid gland. The lesion is usually solitary (Dubrulle and Souillard, 2006).
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