Article: Volume 46 Number 7 Page 684 - July/August 2019

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  Dent Update 2019; 46: 684-685

Oral medicine:  A Palatal Myoepithelioma

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Abstract: This case report demonstrates the management of a myoepithelioma in the minor salivary glands of the palate. Myoepitheliomas are rare, benign, salivary gland tumours which usually affect the parotid glands. The rare neoplasms only account for 1−1.5% of all salivary gland neoplasms. This case shows a minimal approach to treating this rare tumour found in a rare site.

Clinical relevance: This case demonstrates the potential for rapid epithelial recovery within the oral cavity.

Author notes: Amandeep Bains, BDS(Hons), MFDS RCPS(Glasg) (email: amandeepbains92@hotmail.com), Thomas Dennis, BDS, MFDS RCPS(Glasg) and Dimtrios Doumpiotis, DDS, MD, MSc OMFS, Hellenic CMS Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, University Hospital of South Manchester, Southmoor Road, Wythenshawe, Manchester, M23 9LT, UK.

Objective: To understand the ability for healing intra-orally allowing for minimally invasive excisions.

 

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