Subjective:The patient is a 64 y.o. female that was referred to our office for evaluation of a hard palate lesion that had been present for one year. The lesion had increased in size over that time period.
Objective:The patient is allergic to Penicillin and takes Liptor. There were no serious illnesses. Aspiration of the lesion was negative. The lesion was 1.2 cm in diameter and was a smooth surface, sessile lesion, with no bruitt or thrill. Tooth # 13 is sensitive to percussion. Large restorations were noted in teeth #'s 12, 13, and 14. Teeth #'s 12, 13, and 14 were vital. Incisional biopsy was consistent with a Pleomorphic Adenoma.
- Pleomorphic Adenoma of the Hard Palate
Patient treated by:
- Dr. Steven R. Tucker Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
- Dr. Dean White Oral Pathology
Steven R. Tucker DMD, PSC
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
909 Scherm Road
Owensboro, KY 42301
Last Modified: March 1, 1999