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A Case of Pleomorphic Adenoma of the Parotid Gland with Multiple Local Recurrences through Facial to Cervical Regions

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Pleomorphic adenoma is the most common benign parotid gland tumor. Although its local recurrence rate is known to be high, the recurrence extending to the cervical region is rare. Here we report a case of a young female (25 years old) with pleomorphic adenoma of the parotid gland which showed multiple recurrences through facial to cervical regions over a span of eight years. We also discuss how this benign tumor with a high recurrence rate has been treated in other cases, and how it should be treated.

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Abe, M. , Mori, Y. , Kanno, Y. , Hoshi, K. , Saijo, H. , Abe, T. , Ohkubo, K. and Takato, T. (2014) A Case of Pleomorphic Adenoma of the Parotid Gland with Multiple Local Recurrences through Facial to Cervical Regions. Open Journal of Stomatology, 4, 441-445. doi: 10.4236/ojst.2014.49059.

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