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Case Studies | Dental Science | India | Volume 8 Issue 4, April 2019
An Unsuspected Palatal Mass with an Unusual CBCT Finding
Dr Parvathy S Nair | Dr Sreela L S | Dr Twinkle S Prasad | Dr Philips Mathew | Dr Admaja K Nair
Abstract: Pleomorphic adenoma (PA), common benign neoplasm that affects mainly the parotid gland. Intra orally, PA still a diagnostic dilemma when emanate palatally as a small intra oral mass. Evnthough small, the significance to get a proper diagnosis lies in the malignancy rate. Here we highlighting the need for a three dimensional evaluation of such usual palatal swellings, by using Cone Beam CT (CBCT), to attain a successful management with less recurrence. We must be vigilant of diagnosing such common lesions before turning to be unusual. Here, we presented a case report of intraoral pleomorphic adenoma of palate with palatal erosions, assessed using CBCT images.
Keywords: Pleomorphic adenoma, Intra oral, Palate, CBCT
Edition: Volume 8 Issue 4, April 2019,
Pages: 1436 - 1438