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CASE REPORT

Intracapsular Carcinoma ex Pleomorphic Adenoma in the Buccal Space: Management Dilemma

D'Cruz Anil, Dandekar Mitali, Chaukar Devendra, Kane Shubhada, Juvekar Shashikant

Citation Information : Anil D, Mitali D, Devendra C, Shubhada K, Shashikant J. Intracapsular Carcinoma ex Pleomorphic Adenoma in the Buccal Space: Management Dilemma. Int J Head Neck Surg 2010; 1 (1):21-24.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10001-1004

Published Online: 01-04-2010

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2010; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Abstract

Objective

Rare case of intracapsular carcinoma ex pleomorphic adenoma in the buccal space with focus on its appropriate management.

Method

Case report with review of current literature on buccal space lesions and intracapsular carcinoma ex pleomorphic adenoma.

Result

Although salivary gland tumors are common, intracapsular carcinoma ex pleomorphic adenoma is a rare entity especially within the buccal space with no similar case report in the current literature.

Conclusion

Our case is unusual due to its unusual presentation in the buccal space and pathological features. This case report also highlights issues regarding its appropriate management.


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