Mahesh H Gabhane

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Introduction: MALT (mucosa associated lymphoid tissue) lymphomas comprise a heterogeneous group, originally thought to be derived from the marginal zone B­cells that are found surrounding B­cell follicles and within the adjacent lymphoepithelium. They arise most commonly in extranodal organs such as the stomach, major salivary glands and thyroid. Thus, they(More)
Brief Background: This article describes a case of adenoid cystic carcinoma in the left posterolateral portion of the hard palate, in a 41-year-old woman. Materials & Methods: Clinical examination aided by CT scan findings to assess the size and the extent of the lesion, and to check the evidence of antral involvement. Final diagnosis based on(More)
Background. Recent studies have demonstrated that podoplanin was expressed in some dysplastic lesions adjacent to primary oral cancers suggesting that podoplanin expression may occur in early oral tumorigenesis and lymphangiogenesis and therefore is related to tumor growth. The purpose of this study is to determine the role of podoplanin as a biomarker for(More)
Lymphomas are the group of neoplasms originating from lymphoreticular system mainly from lymph nodes, among them up to 40% of non-Hodgkin's lymphomas present extra nodally. In oral cavity, lymphomas are least common and account for 3-5% of all malignancies, presenting mainly in older age groups with male predominance. According to Revised European-American(More)
Solitary angiokeratoma of oral mucosa is rare entity. The term Angiokeratoma is used to refer to several lesions, whose common denominator is the presence of dilated blood vessels in association with epidermal hyperplasia. Mucosal involvement, including oral cavity is occasionally found either as a component of the systemic variety, cutaneous involvement or(More)
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