Plexiform Neurofibroma: A Rare Tumor of Submandibular Salivary Gland

@inproceedings{Shekar2010PlexiformNA,
  title={Plexiform Neurofibroma: A Rare Tumor of Submandibular Salivary Gland},
  author={T. Y. Shekar and Gautam Nandakumar Gole and Shailaja Prabhala and Sheetal G. Gole},
  booktitle={Journal of surgical technique and case report},
  year={2010}
}
A 15-year-old boy presented with swelling in the submandibular region. X-ray of the swollen part showed faint radio opaque shadow. A provisional diagnosis of sialadenitis with sialolithiasis was made. Excised mass was reported histopathologically as plexiform neurofibroma of submandibular salivary gland.Plexiform neurofibroma of the salivary gland is a rare benign tumor often present in the parotid gland. It is very rare in submandibular salivary gland. It is a slow growing, locally… CONTINUE READING

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