pleomorphic adenoma


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ple·o·mor·phic ad·e·no·ma

a benign neoplasm composed of salivary gland epithelial and mesodermal elements.

pleomorphic adenoma

See Mixed tumor.

ple·o·mor·phic ad·e·no·ma

(plē'ō-mōrfik ad'ĕ-nōmă)
A benign neoplasm composed of salivary gland epithelial and mesodermal elements.

pleomorphic adenoma (plē´ōmôr´-fik ad´ənō´mə),

n a benign tumor of the salivary gland containing varying proportions of epithelial and mesenchymal elements. The intermediate type of epithelial cells is in sheets, cords, and acini. The mesenchymal tissue varies from myxomatous to cartilaginous to densely hyalinized connective tissue. The marked variations in histologic pattern are responsible for the designation of pleomorphic. Also called
mixed salivary gland tumor.
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of Cases Percentage No Gland Mass (n=16) 1 Pleomorphic adenoma 11 47.
In our study, the tumors with myxoid matrix such as pleomorphic adenoma showed high ADCs with a mean value of 1.
Paraffin embedded blocks of 63 cases of pleomorphic adenoma of salivary glands reported at Histopathology departments of University of Health Sciences, King Edward Medical College/Mayo Hospital, Fatima Jinnah Medical College/ Ganga Ram Hospita and Sheikh Zayed Hospital Lahore from January 2013 to August, 2015 were included in the study.
In this study the commonest benign tumor was pleomorphic adenoma 57 (73.
Pleomorphic adenoma of the parotid gland: a 13-year experience of consequent management by lateral or total parotidectomy.
The "cellular" type of pleomorphic adenoma is one in which the epithelial element predominates, whereas the "myxoid" type is composed mostly of a myxomatous or myxochondromatous mesenchymal-like element.
Nodular fasciitis is a rare benign lesion that shares some morphological features with pleomorphic adenoma on histological examination.
While pleomorphic adenoma is the most common neoplasm of the major salivary glands, it rarely affects the trachea.
The majority of benign tumours of the parotid gland are of epithelial origin and pleomorphic adenoma is the commonest tumour.
CNS metastases of carcinoma ex pleomorphic adenoma of the parotid gland.
Pleomorphic adenoma, also known as a benign mixed tumor, is a benign neoplasm of the salivary gland which shows a remarkable degree of morphological diversity (Jaeger et al.