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Carcinoma Ex Pleomorphic Adenoma (CXPA) of The Hard Palate

A Rare Tumor on The Hard Palate Pleomorphic adenoma is a bening lesion that accounts for 3-10% of head and neck area tumors. Often 4 of life. it'll come out in a minute. Pleomorphic adenoma, which is slightly more common in women, is the most common tumor of the salivary gland. It grows slowly and is painless. Those with Intraoral placement may be asymptomatic and may cause dysphagia, slurred speech, dental irritation and snoring. The pleomorphic adenoma, which can reach large sizes when originating from major salivary glands, rarely exceeds 1-2 cm when localized within the mouth. They are usually submucosal masses covered with normal mucosa and do not cause ulceration in the mucosa. Because they are painless, a long time can pass until the patient is admitted to a clinic, even if they notice the mass.  Carcinoma ex pleomorphic adenoma (CXPA) carcinoma arising in a pre-existing pleomorphic adenoma. It most often occurs in the parotid gland and less often in the submandibular gland