Pleomorphic adenoma

What is Pleomorphic adenoma?

It is a benign growth of the salivary glands the occurs mostly in the parotid gland.

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Hello, I am scheduled for surgery to have a partial pariodectomy for a pleomorphic adenoma. I am worried about facial nerve paralysis following...

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I can understand your concern. As you are going for patial parotidectomy, there is a chance that facial nerve can be saved by the surgeon if...

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My daughter's MRI showed an "indeterminant 4.5 mm T2 hyperintense superior left intraparotid lesion bordering the junction of the superficial and...

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Hello and welcome to HCM,
The interpretation of the MRI report is as follows:
There is presence of a circumscribed lesion in the parotid gland....

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My name is Carlos Alvarez and I am from Venezuela, I am having problems with a Parotid, Pleomorphic Adenoma, this is benign and has a diameter size...

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1. since it is pleomorphic [mixed tumor] thus is a benign mixed tumor BUT have the capacity to grow to large proportions and may undergo...

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