RECURRENT PLEOMORPHIC ADENOMA OF THE UPPER LIP: CASE REPORT AND REVIEW OF THE LITERATURE

Fomete B, Adeosun OO, Awelimobor DI, Olayemie L

Available online Jul 19, 2018.

[ Report ] Volume 24, Issue 3, 2015, Pages 277-280


Abstract

INTRODUCTION
Pleomorphic adenoma or mixed tumour is a benign salivary gland tumour, presenting usually in the parotid or
submandibular glands.This tumour contains elements of both epithelial and mesenchymal origin.They are the most
common tumours (50%), (60-65%) of the major and minor salivary glands.The palate is considered as the most
common intraoral site (42.8–68.8%),followed by the upper lip (10.1%) and cheek (5.5%).
CASE REPORT
A 37 year old female Nigerian house wife was seen with a four year history of painless slowly progressive upper lip
swelling. Prior to her presentation, she had surgery for same swelling in a peripheral hospital.All other histories
were not significant.
CONCLUSION
PA remains the commonest benign minor salivary gland neoplasm and excision with safe margins the treatment of
choice.


Keywords

pleomorphic adenoma, minor salivary gland, upper lip, recurrence,

July - September 2015

Volume 24 | Issue 3

Page Nos. 277-280

Online since Jul 12, 2018

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