Pleomorphic adenoma of cheek: a rare case report and review of literature.

@article{Verma2014PleomorphicAO,
  title={Pleomorphic adenoma of cheek: a rare case report and review of literature.},
  author={Pradhuman Verma and Suresh Kumar Sachdeva and Kanika Gupta Verma and Kompal Sachdeva},
  journal={Indian journal of dental research : official publication of Indian Society for Dental Research},
  year={2014},
  volume={25 1},
  pages={122-4}
}
Pleomorphic adenoma (PA) is the most common tumor of the salivary glands. About 90% of these tumors occur in the parotid gland and 10% in the minor salivary glands. The most common sites of PA of the minor salivary glands are the palate, followed by lips and cheeks. Throat, floor of the mouth, tongue, tonsil, pharynx, retromolar area and nasal cavity are rarely involved. Here, we report a case of PA of the cheek in a 42-year-old female. The mass was excised and the patient was followed for 3… CONTINUE READING