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Salivary Gland Adenocarcinoma

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adenocarcinoma

Adenocarcinoma of right hard and soft palate. Note the ulcerated surface. Lesion was fixed to surrounding structures on both the hard and soft palate.

adenocarcinoma

Adenocarcinoma of right hard and soft palate. This is after surgical excision of the lesion. There is continuity between the nasal cavity and oral cavity. An obturator (partial denture-like appliance) was made to cover the defect.

adenocarcinoma

Adenocarcinoma of right hard and soft palate. This shows surgical defect covered by a temporary obturator.

adenocarcinoma

Adenocarcinoma of right hard and soft palate. The surgical defect is covered by an obturator that also serves as a partial denture.