Pleomorphic adenoma originating from parotid salivary gland in an 11-year-old boy: a case report

Rakhi Chandak, Manoj Chandak, Shivlal Rawlani


Introduction: Salivary gland tumors are rare and make up to 3% of head and neck tumors. Pleomorphic adenoma (PA) comprises 80-90% of benign parotid neoplasms. It presents several histological features due to the different compound with myxoid and chondroid matrix. Its main characteristics are high recurrence rate and frequent malignant conversion. Symptoms are usually rare in most of the cases, and the only sign is asymptomatic swelling. Case report: The present report describes a rare case of Pleomorphic adenoma of the left parotid gland in an 11-year-old male.


Salivary gland tumors; Pleomorphic adenoma; Myxoid and chondroid matrix; Malignant conversion

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