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Med Arh. 2017; 71(5): 360-363

Pleomorphic Adenoma of Minor Salivary Glands in Child

Jehona Recica Ahmedi; Enis Ahmedi; Ferjall Perjuci; Resmije Ademi; Ali Gashi; Zana Agani; Fisnik Kurshumliu; Bylbyl Recica.

Introduction: Tumors of salivary glands are very rare in children overall, and rarely in minor salivary glands. Among them pleoomorphic adenoma (PA) is the most common benign tumor of salivary glands in children and it acounts 60% of all salivary neoplasms, frequently found in major salivary glands (85 %) and rarely in minor salivary glands (10-15%). PA appears as painless oval mass, elastic consistency and smooth surface. It characterized by slow evolution of growing. The diagnosis can be confirmed only by histopathological features, after total excision of the lesion. Case report: This case report present the uncommon case of the formation well circumscribed in upper lip region, nearby the frenulum labii oris superior in 10 years old school girl. After clinical intraoral examination of the formation approximately 2cm in size the surgical treatment has been done and histopathologic analysis resulted as PA. Conclusion: Long term follow-up examination is necessary due to possible recurence or malignancy alteration.

Key words: tumor;salivary glands;pleomorphic adenoma

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