Rare case of ectopic pleomorphic adenoma on the plane of the cheek


Rare case of ectopic pleomorphic adenoma on the plane of the cheek


Adnan Mohammed Brayyich Al-Obaidi1, Karen Shabano Stalin2, Humam Adnan Mohammed Al-Obaidi3, Mohammed Jasim Mohammed4

1 Head of general surgery department in Altarmya general hospital -Baghdad
2 David Tvildiani Medical University
3 Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University
4 Consultant pathologist Al-kindy teaching hospital


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Pleomorphic adenoma is a benign tumor of the salivary gland with the highest incidence rate among all salivary gland tumors in the general population. Even though it’s common, ectopic presentation of the same is rare. When it happens, it presents in the head and neck region. We discuss in this paper a rare case of ectopic pleomorphic adenoma on the plane of the cheek.


Keywords: Case report, Ectopic pleomorphic adenoma, pleomorphic adenoma, salivary gland tumors


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Adnan Mohammed Brayyich Al-Obaidi, Karen Shabano Stalin, Humam Adnan Mohammed Al-Obaidi, Mohammed Jasim Mohammed. Rare case of ectopic pleomorphic adenoma on the plane of the cheek. International Journal of Case Reports, 2020 4:168. DOI: 10.28933/ijcr-2020-10-1305


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