Published in IJCP
Pleomorphic Adenoma of the Submandibular Gland:A Rare Occurrence
October 04, 2018 | Subramaniam Vinayak Easweran, Raghvendra Udupa, Mamta Hegde
Pleomorphic adenoma is the most frequent benign tumor of the salivary gland. It is a slow-growing tumor and is characterized
by varying amount of myxochondroid stroma, produced by the myoepithelial cells. About 90% of benign neoplasm of major
salivary glands is associated with the parotid gland. The occurrence of sub-mandibular gland pleomorphic adenoma is
uncommon. Pleomorphic adenoma have low proliferative rate and have a good prognosis. Presented here is the case of a
35-year-old lady with a swelling below the right angle of the mandible.