polymorphous low-grade adenocarcinoma(redirected from low-grade papillary carcinoma of palate)
polymorphous low-grade adenocarcinomaA low-grade carcinoma of older patients that affects minor salivary glands, especially the palate (where 60% of PLGAs occur), far less often than major salivary and nasopharyngeal glands.
Excision, post-operative radiation therapy.
Good; recurrence, 12%; local extension, 10%.
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