pleomorphic adenoma


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Related to pleomorphic adenoma: Warthin's tumor

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.
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Analysis of the LPP locus should be performed by FISH on MET without EWSR1 or FUS rearrangements and pleomorphic adenomas of salivary gland without PLAG1 and HMGA2 aberrations to define the recurrence and the tumor characteristics associated with this new alteration.
[10] suggest that MRI is useful for imaging submucosal palatal lesions like a pleomorphic adenoma as they characteristically return low T1-weighted signal and high T2-weighted signal, often with a low-signal fibrous capsule.
However, metastasis of pleomorphic adenoma found in bones and internal organs, without a history of previous operation of salivary glands beat the implantation theory.
The mean ADC in lesions containing myxoid matrix such as pleomorphic adenoma was found to be 1.3x[10.sup.-3][+ or -]0.71x[10.sup.-3][mm.sup.2]/s.
Caption: Figure 1: Shear wave elastography assessment with four regions of interest (ROI) marked by circles inside the lesion (parotid pleomorphic adenoma).
KEY WORDS: Salivary gland; Pleomorphic adenoma; Mucoepidermoid carcinoma; Histopathology.
Three cases of carcinoma ex-pleomorphic adenoma of the breast associated with adjacent areas of pleomorphic adenoma, were reported by Hayes et al.
Among the 85 benign tumors, 68 (79.06%) were pleomorphic adenoma and 16 (18.6%) were cases of Warthin's tumor.
Parotid tumours are seen as painless, slowly growing lumps, and most of these are benign, with pleomorphic adenoma predominating.
Pleomorphic adenoma is called as "mixed tumor" because it has both epithelial and connective tissue elements.
Less commonly, benign neoplastic entities, such as pleomorphic adenoma, can affect the central airways.