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CASE REPORT
Year : 2013  |  Volume : 4  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 164-166

Necrotising sialometaplasia - A deceptive ulcer of the palate: A case report


Department of Oral Pathology, Faculty of Dental Sciences, Sri Ramachandra University, Chennai, Tamilnadu, India

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Gheena Sukumaran
Department of Oral Pathology, Faculty of Dental Sciences, Sri Ramachandra University, Chennai, Tamilnadu
India
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DOI: 10.4103/0976-433X.125595

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Necrotising sialometaplasia is a rare, locally destructive inflammatory condition of the salivary glands. It gains importance in that it mimics a malignant process both clinically and microscopically. A case of necrotizing sialometaplasia manifesting as bilateral synchronous ulcers in the palate is discussed with emphasis on appropriate diagnosis.


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