Edition V04N03 | Year 2018 | Editorial Case Report | Pages 65 to 68
Objective: The objective of this study is to report a case of pleomorphic adenoma in the upper lip, treated by surgical excision of the lesion under local anesthesia. Methods: The patient was treated by surgical excision of the lesion and follows in postoperative follow-up of 1 year without complaint and without signs of recurrence. Results: Pleomorphic adenoma is the most common benign tumor of salivary glands. The parotid is the most aected, followed by the minor salivary glands located in the lateral posterior region of the palate, and by the upper lip. Has slight predilection for females, and their treatment consists of surgical excision. The prognosis is good since the injury is enucleated. Conclusion: Surgical excision proved to be a satisfactory means of treatment.
Siqueira AS, Diniz JA, Torres LHS, Gomes ACA, Oliveira e Silva ED. Pleomorphic adenoma in upper lip: Case report. J Braz Coll Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2018 Sept-Dec;4(3):65-8. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.14436/2358-2782.4.3.065-068.oar