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Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE AR-SA Pleomorphic adenoma is the most prevalent tumor of salivary glands. In present survey, the cases are selected for analysis from 4 valid centers of the country. Of 573 salivary gland tumors, 342 (60%) were Pleomorphic adenoma of which 189 cases located in major salivary glands mostly in parotid gland and 145 cases in minor glands. This tumor is mostly seen in 30-50 year women.  The obtained data from patients and other reports indicated that Pleomorhic adenoma cases can be seen in other exocrine glands except pancreas.

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Published: 2013/07/22