Pleomorphic adenoma with extensive squamous metaplasia and keratin cyst formations in minor salivary gland: a case report

@inproceedings{Goulart2011PleomorphicAW,
  title={Pleomorphic adenoma with extensive squamous metaplasia and keratin cyst
formations in minor salivary gland: a case report},
  author={Maria Carolina Vaz Goulart and Patr{\'i}cia Freitas-Faria and Gl{\'a}uter Rodrigues GOULART and Adriano Macedo de OLIVEIRA and Rom{\'a}n Carlos-Bregni and Cl{\'e}verson Teixeira Soares and Vanessa Soares Lara},
  booktitle={Journal of applied oral science : revista FOB},
  year={2011}
}
Pleomorphic adenoma (PA), the most common salivary gland tumor, accounts for 54 to 65% of all salivary gland neoplasias and 80% of the benign salivary gland tumors. It most frequently affects the parotid gland, followed by the submandibular and the minor salivary glands. Microscopically, mucous, sebaceous, oncocytic and squamous metaplasia, sometimes with the formation of keratin pearls, may be present, but the latter rarely results in the formation of extensive keratin-filled cysts lined by… CONTINUE READING

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