KG Somashekara

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Introduction: Epidermoid cyst is a rare cyst in head and neck region. We report a case of epidermoid cyst of tongue presented in a girl child. Case report: A female child presented with a swelling in her tongue. The swelling was excised completely. A diagnosis of epidermoid cyst of tongue was made. The diagnosis was confirmed by histopathology. There was no(More)
We report a rare case of type II first branchial cleft cyst that presented as an intraparotid cyst. Rarity and varied presentations of the first branchial cleft cysts have led to frequent misdiagnosis. High index of suspicion is required. Complete excision is the main treatment.
OBJECTIVE We present the first reported case of sebaceous adenoma of the palate, to our knowledge. METHOD Case report and review of the English language literature, with a focus on the pathological spectrum of sebaceous glands. CASE REPORT A woman presented with a growth on the hard palate, which was excised and examined. Histopathological analysis(More)
BACKGROUND Allergic rhinitis is the most common form of non-infectious rhinitis, affecting 500 million people worldwide, with one-fifth of those affected living in the Indian subcontinent. The skin prick test is the most valuable test for detecting offending allergens, and can be helpful for patient education, allergen avoidance and immunotherapy planning.(More)
The tissue interactions between epithelium and mesenchyme are few of the events which result in pathological processes. One such interaction of epithelium and lymphoid tissue may result in lymphoepithelial lesions in the oral cavity. Lymphoepithelial cyst (LEC) is a rare developmental cystic lesion of the oral cavity with various histogenetic implications.(More)
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