Journal of Dental Research and Practice

Lohana Maylane Aquino Correia de Lima

Federal University of Pernambuco, Brazil


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    Surgical excision of polymorphous adenocarcinoma in the left maxilla with mucocutaneous flap reconstructions
    Author(s): Lohana Maylane Aquino Correia de Lima*

    Introduction: Low-grade polymorphous adenocarcinoma is a malignant neoplasm of salivary glands with uncommon occurrence in the head and neck region. The lesions occur more frequently among elderly females between the sixth and eighth decades of life, with a higher prevalence for the hard palate and soft palate. The most indicated surgical treatment is extensive surgical excision, including resection of the underlying bone. The purpose of this study is to describe a case report of a surgical excision of polymorphous adenocarcinoma in the maxilla with mucous flap reconstruction. Case Report: A 63-year-old male patient complaining of a tumor-like lesion in his left maxilla, which gradually increased in volume. At the intra-oral clinical examination showed the presence of upper and lower total dentures, an increase in volume in the left maxillary tuberosity region and a lesion of nodular .. View More»
    DOI: 10.4172/jdrp.22.4(S1).02

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