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Journal of Oral Medicine, Oral Surgery, Oral Pathology and Oral Radiology

Polymorphous low grade adenocarcinoma–A diagnostic challenge

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Author Details: N. Balan, Edwina J, Sunita Amruthesh, Sudhaamani, Yasmeen Ahamed

Volume : 3

Issue : 2

Online ISSN : 2395-6194

Print ISSN : 2395-6186

Article First Page : 114

Article End Page : 116


PLGA is considered as a tumour with low neoplastic behavior and varied cytological architecture. PLGA amounts to 12.5% of all salivary gland tumours and 22% of those that are malignant. The accurate diagnosis is challenging due to its diverse clinical and histopathological presentation, but it’s necessary for accurate management. In this case report, polymorphous low grade adenocarcinoma of the upper labial mucosa has been presented.

PLGA, Minor salivary gland tumour, Malignant tumour