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Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences

Pleomorphic adenoma (benign mixed tumor)

Contributor: Meagan Seay, DO and Nasreen Syed, MD

Pleomorphic adenomas are pseudoencapsulated and grow by expansion. The lesion is typically painless and may cause inferior-nasal proptosis.

Pleomorphic adenoma

The lesion contains epithelial and mesenchymal elements and has well-differentiated glandular structures.Pleomorphic adenoma

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last updated: 06/25/2013
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