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Adenomatoid Hyperplasia

What are the clinical features of Adenomatoid Hyperplasia? There is localized swelling of minor salivary gland tissue that mimics a neoplasm. Upon palpation, the tissue would feel normal, but appear enlarged. The mucosa would be pink and not ulcerated
What are the demographic features of Adenomatoid Hyperplasia? It occurs in the 40-60 year age range. There are no gender predilection. Most common location is the hard and soft palate.
What type of lesion is Adenomatoid Hyperplasia? Pink, exophytic nodule that is an increased size of minor salivary gland without neoplastic change.
What are the histological features of Adenomatoid Hyperplasia? The specimen would consist of lobular aggregates of relatively normal-appearing mucous acini that are greater in number than normally would be found in the area.
What are the different diagnosis of Adenomatoid Hyperplasia? There are three differential diagnosis: Pleimorphic adenoma, Mucoepidermoid carcinoma, and Sjogren's.
What kind of treatments are there for Adenomatoid Hyperplasia? No treatment is required after biopsy confirmation of the diagnosis.
Created by: tuyet.ha