palatal neoplasms

Summary

Summary: Tumors or cancer of the PALATE, including those of the hard palate, soft palate and UVULA.

Top Publications

  1. Onbas O, Karasen R, Gursan N, Kantarci M, Alper F, Okur A. Giant myoepithelioma of the face: MDCT with 2D and 3D images. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2006;187:W418-9 pubmed
  2. Kumar P, Sobhani S, Monabati A, Hashemi S, Eghtadari F, Hamidi S. Myoepithelioma of the salivary glands. Fine needle aspiration biopsy findings. Acta Cytol. 2004;48:302-8 pubmed
    ..To evaluate the cytologic findings and pitfalls in the diagnosis of myoepithelioma of the salivary glands...
  3. Furukawa M, Matsuura K, Takahashi E, Suzuki H, Tezuka F. Carcinoma ex pleomorphic adenoma of the palatal minor salivary gland with extension into the nasopharynx. Auris Nasus Larynx. 2001;28:279-81 pubmed
    ..To the best of our knowledge, this is the first reported case of carcinoma ex pleomorphic adenoma in the nasopharynx...
  4. Vibhute P, Carneiro E, Genden E, Som P. Palatal enlargement in chronic lymphocytic leukemia. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2006;27:1649-50 pubmed
    ..To our knowledge this is the first imaging description of this entity. Based on our experience, when smoothly lobulated, homogeneous masses are identified on the oral surface of the hard palate, the diagnosis of CLL should be considered...
  5. Lessa N, Moleri A, Merly F, Moreira L, Moreira M, Antunes H. Oral melanoma: an unusual presentation. Dermatol Online J. 2008;14:17 pubmed
    ..Oral melanoma makes up from 0.2 to 8 percent of all melanomas. The presentation of this clinical case demonstrates the complexity of clinical and histopathological manifestations and poor prognosis of oral melanoma...
  6. Teppo H, Paronen I. Epithelial-myoepithelial carcinoma in minor salivary gland of the hard palate. J Craniofac Surg. 2008;19:1689-91 pubmed publisher
    ..The favorable outcome in the present case encourages the use of combined surgical excision and postoperative irradiation with curative intent...
  7. Tilakaratne W, Sherriff M, Morgan P, Odell E. Grading oral epithelial dysplasia: analysis of individual features. J Oral Pathol Med. 2011;40:533-40 pubmed publisher
    ..Dysplasia grading is criticised for lack of reproducibility and poor predictive value. Grading systems for upper aerodigestive tract dysplasia have evolved over several decades and are not supported by good outcome experimental data...
  8. Dym H, Movahed R. Granulocytic sarcoma of palate. Case report and review of literature. N Y State Dent J. 2011;77:24-7 pubmed
    ..A rare case of granulocytic sarcoma of the hand and palate, also known as chloroma, occurring in an adolescent patient is presented. Diagnostic clinical criteria, along with treatment pictures, are also reviewed...
  9. Studer G, Glanzmann C. Volumetric staging in oropharyngeal cancer patients treated with definitive IMRT. Oral Oncol. 2013;49:269-76 pubmed publisher
    ..Aim of this work was to specifically assess the prognostic value of VS in oropharyngeal cancer (OC)...

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  1. Abdulhadi L. Rehabilitation of an extraoral and intraoral defect complicated with microstomia. A study case. Eur J Prosthodont Restor Dent. 2012;20:81-5 pubmed
    ..This resulted in practically good retention, placement, and adaptation of the two parts of the prosthesis...
  2. Cheng R, Patel S, Mandel L. Oral manifestations in untreated HIV patient. N Y State Dent J. 2011;77:58-60 pubmed
    ..This report highlights the importance of identifying and diagnosing AIDS-related oral lesions seen in an untreated HIV-positive patient...
  3. Liu L, Kumar S, Sedghizadeh P, Jayakar A, Shuler C. Oral squamous cell carcinoma incidence by subsite among diverse racial and ethnic populations in California. Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod. 2008;105:470-80 pubmed publisher
    ..The aim of this report was to examine the oral cancer incidence by sex, race/ethnicity, and anatomical subsite...
  4. Rohner D, Guijarro Martínez R, Bucher P, Hammer B. Importance of patient-specific intraoperative guides in complex maxillofacial reconstruction. J Craniomaxillofac Surg. 2013;41:382-90 pubmed publisher
    ..Conventional maxillofacial reconstruction often leads to suboptimal results due to inaccurate planning or surgical difficulties in adjusting a free flap and osteosynthesis plates into a three-dimensional defect...
  5. Sasaki T, Imai Y, Iwase H, Takimoto T. Massive tumour arising from the hard palate after excision of a pleomorphic adenoma. Br J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2003;41:360-2 pubmed
  6. Radoï L, Paget Bailly S, Cyr D, Papadopoulos A, Guida F, Schmaus A, et al. Tobacco smoking, alcohol drinking and risk of oral cavity cancer by subsite: results of a French population-based case-control study, the ICARE study. Eur J Cancer Prev. 2013;22:268-76 pubmed publisher
    ..7% for tobacco and/or alcohol consumption. These results indicate that regular oral check-ups should be targeted at smokers and heavy drinkers, and that prevention efforts should be focused on smoking cessation...
  7. Alkan A, Inal S. Closure of palatal defects following excision of palatal pleomorphic adenomas. J Contemp Dent Pract. 2008;9:99-107 pubmed
    ..The purpose of this study is to compare different palatal defect closure techniques following excision of palatal pleomorphic adenomas (PPA) in four cases and to review the associated dental literature...
  8. Thong J, Pang K, Siow J. Haemangioma of the uvula causing loud habitual snoring--a rare entity. Med J Malaysia. 2008;63:408-9 pubmed
    ..This case report illustrates a rare cause of OSA and demonstrates the efficacy of surgery for obvious obstructive lesions of the pharynx...
  9. Liang C, Lai J, Lui C. Cleft palate with congenital midline teratoma. Ann Plast Surg. 2003;50:550-4 pubmed
    ..The purpose of this case report is to present the relationship between a congenital midline nasopalatal tumor and cleft palate...
  10. Daniels J, Ali I, Al Bakri I, Sumangala B. Pleomorphic adenoma of the palate in children and adolescents: a report of 2 cases and review of the literature. J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2007;65:541-9 pubmed
  11. Yildirim I, Okur E, Kanber Y, Coban Y. [Palatal pleomorphic adenoma of an unusual size]. Kulak Burun Bogaz Ihtis Derg. 2003;11:52-5 pubmed
    ..The mass was removed through a transoral approach. Histopathologic diagnosis was pleomorphic adenoma. No recurrences or surgery-associated complications were observed during a follow-up period of a year...
  12. Simental A, Johnson J, Myers E. Cervical metastasis from squamous cell carcinoma of the maxillary alveolus and hard palate. Laryngoscope. 2006;116:1682-4 pubmed
    ..Some of these patients have died of regional or distant metastasis despite control of their primary cancer...
  13. Parkins G, Armah G, Tettey Y. Orofacial tumours and tumour-like lesions in Ghana: a 6-year prospective study. Br J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2009;47:550-4 pubmed publisher
    ..The predominant benign odontogenic and non-odontogenic tumours were ameloblastoma and fibro-osseous lesions, respectively. The usual method of treatment was resection (58/182, 32%)...
  14. Dominguez Malagon H, Mosqueda Taylor A, Cano Valdez A. Necrotizing sialometaplasia of the palate associated with angiocentric T-cell lymphoma. Ann Diagn Pathol. 2009;13:60-4 pubmed publisher
    ..To our knowledge, the association between angiocentric lymphoma and NS has been previously reported in only one instance, and we suggest that this particular type of lymphoma should be added to the list of related conditions for NS...
  15. Netto J, Miranda A, da Silveira H, dos Santos T, Pires F. Fine-needle aspiration biopsy as an auxiliary diagnostic tool on intraoral minor salivary gland adenoid cystic carcinoma. Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod. 2008;106:242-5 pubmed publisher
    ..Fine-needle aspiration biopsy (FNAB) is useful in diagnosis of major salivary gland adenoid cystic carcinoma (ACC), but it has been rarely reported on minor salivary gland ACC...
  16. Al Osman A, Perry J, Birek C. Extensive papillomatosis of the palate exhibiting epithelial dysplasia and HPV 16 gene expression in a renal transplant recipient. J Can Dent Assoc. 2006;72:331-4 pubmed
    ..This report illustrates the need for careful clinical investigation and follow-up of immunosuppressed individuals presenting with apparently benign, common oral lesions...
  17. Nigam S, Dhingra K, Gulati A. Ectomesenchymal chondromyxoid tumor of the hard palate--a case report. J Oral Pathol Med. 2006;35:126-8 pubmed
    ..After serial sections no other component was observed and a diagnosis of ECMT was made by exclusion. The patient is asymptomatic on follow up. A review of existing literature is also presented here...
  18. Fidan V, Yoruk O, Sutbeyaz Y. Otalgia due to the pleomorphic adenoma of uvula. J Craniofac Surg. 2009;20:571-3 pubmed publisher
    ..After the excision of the mass, the new uvula was reconstructed through modified radiofrequency-assisted uvulopalatoplasty technique. After the treatment, the patient has remained disease-free for 1 year...
  19. Goiato M, Haddad M, dos Santos D, Pesqueira A, Filho H, Pellizzer E. Incidents malignant neoplasias maxillofacial area. J Craniofac Surg. 2009;20:1210-3 pubmed publisher
    ..This article aims to show incidences and causes of malignant neoplasias in the maxillofacial area...
  20. Zhou C, Gao Y. Oncocytoma of the salivary glands: a clinicopathologic and immunohistochemical study. Oral Oncol. 2009;45:e232-8 pubmed publisher
    ..Histopathological diagnosis is reliable with histochemical and electron microscopic conformation of the oncocytes, but differential diagnosis is still challenging. MIB-1 immunostaining might be considered as a diagnostic aid...
  21. Kansy K, Juergens P, Krol Z, Paulussen M, Baumhoer D, Bruder E, et al. Odontogenic myxoma: diagnostic and therapeutic challenges in paediatric and adult patients--a case series and review of the literature. J Craniomaxillofac Surg. 2012;40:271-6 pubmed publisher
    ..We present a series of two paediatric and two adult cases and focus on differences in diagnostic and therapeutic approaches between children and adults based on our own experience and a critical review of the literature...
  22. Darling M, Thompson I, Meer M. Oral Kaposi's sarcoma in a renal transplant patient: case report and literature review. J Can Dent Assoc. 2004;70:617-20 pubmed
    ..However, the patient died as a result of viral pneumonitis, secondary to her renal problems. The article also includes a review of the literature, with particular emphasis on oral presentation of immunosuppression-related malignancies...
  23. Adam S, Salles F, Guyot L, Cheynet F, Chossegros C, Blanc J. [The tongue flap in palatal defect reconstruction]. Rev Stomatol Chir Maxillofac. 2011;112:22-6 pubmed publisher
    ..A palatal defect with bucconasal fistula often follows exeresis of palatal tumors. It cannot be directly sutured. Several techniques have been used to cure such defects: palatal obturator, free, or local flaps...
  24. Polivka M, Wassef M, Lot G, Herman P, Marsot Dupuch K, Prudhomme De Saint Maur P, et al. [A palate tumor revealed by pain]. Ann Pathol. 2002;22:324-7 pubmed
    ..Tumor size above 5 cm, recurrence and infiltrative character are considered pejorative. The value of p53 and Ki67 expression remains controversial. We discuss our observation according to these criteria...
  25. Kiroglu A, Kutluhan A, Bayram I, Tuncer O, Sakin F. Reconstruction of a congenital midpalatal hairy polyp. Br J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2004;42:72-4 pubmed
    ..This was not causing respiratory distress but she had feeding difficulties. She was successfully operated on the age of 5 days, the defect was reconstructed with hairless skin of the mass and she was able to suck after a month...
  26. Shimoyama T, Horie N, Ide F. Solitary fibrous tumor of the palate: a case report and review of the literature. J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2004;62:895-7 pubmed
  27. Ponniah I, Murali G, Sureshkumar P, Kumaran M, Shaheen A. Salivary duct carcinoma of the palate. Indian J Dent Res. 2005;16:167-70 pubmed
    ..The present article reports a case of SDC of the palate in a 26-year-old male and discusses SDC as a malignant epithelial component in carcinosarcoma...
  28. Jayaram G, Elsayed E. Carcinosarcoma of the palate: report of a case with a diagnosis of sarcomatoid metastasis by fine needle aspiration cytology. Acta Cytol. 2005;49:520-4 pubmed
    ..Carcinosarcoma (sarcomatoid carcinoma) is a rare tumor with a high predilection for the aerodigestive tract. Cytologic diagnosis of metastatic carcinosarcoma has been reported in very few cases...
  29. Ide F, Mishima K, Saito I. Circumscribed salivary duct carcinoma of the palate: a non-threatening variant. Histopathology. 2004;45:89-91 pubmed
  30. Wang Z, Pan Y, Yao Q, Ying L. [Hyalinizing clear cell carcinoma]. Zhonghua Bing Li Xue Za Zhi. 2005;34:379-80 pubmed
  31. Osborne R, Avitia S. Massive pleomorphic adenoma of the soft palate. Ear Nose Throat J. 2004;83:810-1 pubmed
  32. Hussain K, Brown A, Chavda D. Case report: foreign body in the palate of an infant. Br Dent J. 2008;205:23-5 pubmed publisher
    ..This report aims to highlight the importance of considering an impacted foreign body in the differential diagnosis of a palatal mass in an infant...
  33. Lohe V, Degwekar S, Bhowate R, Kadu R, Motwani M, Indurkar A, et al. Rapidly maturing juvenile ossifying fibroma: a case report. Dentomaxillofac Radiol. 2011;40:195-8 pubmed publisher
  34. Murillo J, Bagan J, Hens E, Díaz J, Leopoldo M. Tumors metastasizing to the oral cavity: a study of 16 cases. J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2013;71:1545-51 pubmed publisher
    ..An analysis was performed of the clinical and epidemiologic characteristics of a group of patients diagnosed with oral metastases of distant primary tumors or unknown primary malignancies...
  35. Patel A, Davies S, Sandler P. The potentially fatal vascular anomaly and orthodontic treatment--a case report. Dent Update. 2004;31:230-2, 235-6 pubmed
    ..A case report is presented here where a patient with a complex palatal vascular malformation was successfully treated with fixed appliances. The problems encountered during treatment are discussed...
  36. Doumas S, Barrett A, Carrillo M, Tighe J. Synchronous metastatic adenoid cystic and squamous cell carcinoma of the cervical lymph nodes 31 years after ablation of the primary palatal tumour. Br J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2013;51:e190-1 pubmed publisher
    ..The aetiology of the SCC may have been related to radiotherapy or smoking. Whether the adenoid cystic carcinoma would have remained dormant, or was reactivated after perturbation of host defence mechanisms, is not known. ..
  37. Mejía Hernández I, Cano Valdez A, De León Trenado D, Luna Ortiz K. Malignant myoepithelioma of the soft palate. Auris Nasus Larynx. 2013;40:231-4 pubmed publisher
    ..Surgery is the cornerstone of treatment. Management with laser surgery may preserve the function of the soft palate without deterioration of the quality of life in these patients...
  38. Sun J, Gao Q, Fan V. Multifocal cutaneous metastases from squamous cell carcinoma of hard palate. Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2012;41:807-9 pubmed publisher
    ..The authors report an 81-year-old male patient with multifocal cutaneous metastases from a recurrent squamous cell carcinoma of the hard palate 5 months after primary treatment...
  39. Buchner A, Merrell P, Carpenter W. Relative frequency of solitary melanocytic lesions of the oral mucosa. J Oral Pathol Med. 2004;33:550-7 pubmed
    ..The purpose of the study was twofold: to report a large series of solitary melanocytic lesions from one source, and to determine the relative frequency of these lesions...
  40. Carlinfante G, Lazzaretti M, Ferrari S, Bianchi B, Crafa P. P53, bcl-2 and Ki-67 expression in adenoid cystic carcinoma of the palate. A clinico-pathologic study of 21 cases with long-term follow-up. Pathol Res Pract. 2005;200:791-9 pubmed
    ..We found no relation to the histologic types, clinical staging, and survival; however, the low proliferation rate could explain the natural course of tumor...
  41. Shimoyama T, Horie N, Ide F. Collagenous fibroma (desmoplastic fibroblastoma): a new case originating in the palate. Dentomaxillofac Radiol. 2005;34:117-9 pubmed
    ..Histological analysis of the operative specimen detected collagenous fibroma (desmoplastic fibroblastoma). The patient remains disease-free 4 years after excision...
  42. Gonzalez Garcia R, Rodriguez Campo F, Muñoz Guerra M, Nam Cha S, Sastre Perez J, Naval Gias L. Polymorphous low-grade adenocarcinoma of the palate: report of cases. Auris Nasus Larynx. 2005;32:275-80 pubmed
    ..The purpose of this study is to report six new cases followed-up during a long period. We also review the literature concerning clinical, histological and immunohistochemical features, as well as the proper management...
  43. Rednam S, Hicks J, Levy M, Pappo A. Metastatic squamous cell carcinoma of the oropharynx in a child with a mutation in the Connexin 26 gene. J Pediatr Hematol Oncol. 2011;33:387-9 pubmed publisher
    ..This association emphasizes the need to consider Connexin 26 gene mutations in children who develop oral squamous cell carcinoma and to monitor for oral squamous cell carcinoma in children with Connexin 26 gene mutations...
  44. Otoh E, Johnson N, Olasoji H, Danfillo I, Adeleke O. Salivary gland neoplasms in Maiduguri, north-eastern Nigeria. Oral Dis. 2005;11:386-91 pubmed
    ..To document the pattern of salivary gland neoplasia in Maiduguri, Nigeria...
  45. Konstantinopoulos P, Goldsztein H, Dezube B, Pantanowitz L. Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome related Kaposi's sarcoma eroding the maxillary bone. J Laryngol Otol. 2008;122:993-7 pubmed
    ..Oral involvement is a common manifestation of acquired immunodeficiency syndrome related Kaposi's sarcoma, and it occurs in approximately one-third of afflicted patients...
  46. Aponte Wesson R, Carroll W, Waite P, Seidenfaden J. Interim obturator retained by an extraoral device: a clinical report. J Prosthodont. 2008;17:582-5 pubmed publisher
    ..This clinical report presents the treatment of an unfavorable bilateral maxillary defect with the use of an extraoral device to hold an interim obturator in place during tissue healing and maturation...
  47. Ozkan O, Ozkan O, Coskunfirat O, Hadimioglu N. Reconstruction of large palatal defects using the free anterolateral thigh flap. Ann Plast Surg. 2011;66:618-22 pubmed publisher
    ..It can reconstruct defects in single stage with well-vascularized tissue, resulting in minimal donor site morbidity...
  48. Noffke C, Ngwenya S, Nzima N, Raubenheimer E, Rakgwale N. Gigantiform cementoma in a child. Dentomaxillofac Radiol. 2012;41:264-6 pubmed publisher
    ..The differential diagnoses, which include osteoma, ossifying fibroma and cementoblastoma, are discussed...
  49. Cotter C, Renny N. Re: Polymorphous low-grade adenocarcinoma-a rare and aggressive entity in adolescence. Br J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2005;43:354 pubmed
  50. Gasparini G, Longobardi G, Boniello R, Di Petrillo A, Pelo S. Fanconi anemia manifesting as a squamous cell carcinoma of the hard palate: a case report. Head Face Med. 2006;2:1 pubmed
    ..We recommend a quarterly follow up of the oral-rhino-pharynx complex in FA patients and to consider as carcinomas, all oral lesions that last more than two weeks...
  51. Ng S, Mann I, Zed C, Doudkine A, Matisic J. The use of quantitative cytology in identifying high-risk oral lesions in community practice. Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol. 2012;114:358-64 pubmed publisher
  52. Tarozzi M, Demarosi F, Lodi G, Sardella A, Carrassi A. Primary small cell carcinoma of the nasal cavity with an unusual oral manifestation. J Oral Pathol Med. 2007;36:252-4 pubmed
    ..We report a rare case of primary SCC of the nasal cavity presenting as a lesion of the hard palate and describe its clinical, histologic, and immunohistochemical features...
  53. Gyulai gaál S, Takács D, Barabás J, Tarjan I, Martonffy K, Szabo G, et al. [Mixed odontogenic tumors in children and adolescents]. Fogorv Sz. 2007;100:65-9 pubmed
    ..Early diagnosis and treatment of mixed odontogenic jaw tumors in children may prevent the serious orthodontic complications and jaw deformations...