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Pleomorphic Adenoma Summary

Description: A benign, slow-growing tumor, most commonly of the salivary gland, occurring as a small, painless, firm nodule, usually of the parotid gland, but also found in any major or accessory salivary gland anywhere in the oral cavity. It is most often seen in women in the fifth decade. Histologically, the tumor presents a variety of cells: cuboidal, columnar, and squamous cells, showing all forms of epithelial growth. (Dorland, 27th ed)

Also Known As: Adenoma, Pleomorphic; Adenomas, Pleomorphic; Chondroid Syringoma; Chondroid Syringomas; Pleomorphic Adenomas Show All >>

Networked: 686 relevant articles (4 outcomes, 103 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Pleomorphic Adenoma

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Gadolinium : 1 outcome 1 study in 1 result : IBA
  2. Galectin 3 (LGALS3) : 1 outcome in 1 result : IBA
  3. Galectins (Galectin) : 1 outcome in 1 result : IBA
  4. docetaxel (Taxotere) : 1 outcome in 1 result : FDA 3
  5. Proteins (Proteins, Gene) : 6 studies in 38 results : IBA
  6. Paraffin : 6 studies in 35 results : IBA
  7. Glial Fibrillary Acidic Protein : 5 studies in 18 results : IBA
  8. DNA (Deoxyribonucleic Acid) : 4 studies in 37 results : IBA
  9. Vimentin : 4 studies in 36 results : IBA
  10. polylactic acid-polyglycolic acid copolymer (PLGA) : 4 studies in 29 results : IBA
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Diseases Related to Pleomorphic Adenoma

  1. Neoplasms (Cancer)
  2. Adenocarcinoma
  3. Carcinoma (Carcinomatosis)
  4. Acinar Cell Carcinoma
  5. Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma (Cylindroma)
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Key Therapies for Pleomorphic Adenoma

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  1. Radiotherapy : 1 outcome 2 studies in 23 results
  2. Oral Surgery (Maxillofacial Surgery) : 1 study in 4 results
  3. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy) : 1 study in 4 results
  4. Aftercare (After-Treatment) : 3 results
  5. Neck Dissection (Radical Neck Dissection) : 2 results
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