Vol. 1, Issue 10 (2012)
Pleomorphic Adenoma of the Parotid Gland
Dr. Mayank Sharma
Salivary gland tumours are rare, comprising less than 3% of all neoplasia of head and neck region. Pleomorphic adenoma is the most common salivary gland tumour, accounts for 60- 80% of benign tumours of salivary glands. Usually they are found as solitary unilateral, firm and mobile, painless, slow growing mass. Management involves surgical resection by superficial or total parotidectomy. Key words:Benign mixed tumor, parotid gland, pleomorphic adenoma, parotidectomy
How to cite this article:
Dr. Mayank Sharma. Pleomorphic Adenoma of the Parotid Gland. The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2012; 1(10): 66-69.