Uncommon occurrence of pleomorphic adenoma in submandibular salivary gland in old age males: case series
Keywords:Carcinoma ex pleomorphic adenoma, Pleomorphic adenoma, Submandibular salivary gland
Pleomorphic adenoma is the most common tumor of the benign salivary gland neoplasms, the submandibular gland is the second most common site of PA after the parotid gland. Authors present 3 series case of pleomorphic adenoma in submandibular salivary gland in institution which were admitted in institution within a month interval. Fine needle aspiration cytology (FNAC) of all 3 cases proved to be benign lesion arising from submandibular salivary gland. All 3 cases underwent excision in to and the postoperative period was uneventful. DT removed on 3rd POD and discharged in POD 10. Biopsy report proved to be pleomorphic adenoma in all cases. past studies showed pleomorphic adenoma most commonly occurs in the parotid gland and its occurrence in the submandibular salivary gland is uncommon. Also, age occurrence involves 30s-50s and is more common in females. But all this case was male and occurred in older age group. Early intervention with surgical excision in toto after definite confirmation with FNAC is the treatment of choice in preventing its malignant transformation.
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