Necrotizing Sialometaplasia Of The Palate: A Case Report
European Journal of Molecular & Clinical Medicine,
2020, Volume 7, Issue 8, Pages 5372-5375
AbstractNecrotizing sialometaplasia is a benign, self-limiting and rare inflammatory disease which, on clinical and histological examination, mimics malignant neoplasms. Necrotizing sialometaplasia is an uncommon inflammatory condition that affects salivary glands. The complete self-healing of the lesions occurred in 3 weeks. Since this entity presents clinical and histopathological findings resembling either mucoepidermoid carcinoma or squamous carcinoma diagnostic failure may terminate in needless mutilating surgery.
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