Cellular Pleomorphic Adenoma with Mucoepidermoid Metaplasia – An Unusual Presentation

Shergill, Ankur Kaur and Singh, Gurshinder Pal and Shoor, Hitesh and Solomon, Monica Charlotte and Carnelio, Sunitha (2013) Cellular Pleomorphic Adenoma with Mucoepidermoid Metaplasia – An Unusual Presentation. Indian Journal of Research, 2 (10). pp. 131-132. ISSN 2250-1991

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Abstract

Pleomorphic adenoma is the most common benign salivary gland tumor. It exhibits wide cytomorphologic and architectural diversity owing to different proportions of its epithelial, myoepithelial and stromal components. Mucoepidermoid metaplasia in pleomorphic adenoma is very unusual and entails the need of a careful analysis of this tumor and its distinction from its malignant counterparts. A rare case of pleomorphic adenoma with mucoepidermoid metaplasia in a middle aged female is reported here.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: mucoepidermoid; metaplasia; carcinoma; squamous.
Subjects: Dentistry > MCODS Manipal > Oral Medicine and Radiology
Dentistry > MCODS Manipal > Oral Pathology and Microbiology
Medicine > KMC Manipal > ENT
Depositing User: KMC Manipal
Date Deposited: 26 Oct 2013 07:16
Last Modified: 26 Oct 2013 07:16
URI: http://eprints.manipal.edu/id/eprint/137552

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