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An Official Publication of the Indian Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathologists

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Year : 2023  |  Volume : 27  |  Issue : 5  |  Page : 41-44
Oncocytoma of the parotid gland: A rare benign tumour

Department of Oral Pathology and Microbiology, Faculty of Dental Sciences, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India

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Akhilesh Chandra
Assistant Professor, Department of Oral Pathology and Microbiology, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh
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DOI: 10.4103/jomfp.jomfp_437_21

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Oncocytomas are one of the infrequent neoplasms seen in the oral cavity accounting for less than 2% of all neoplasms in the oral cavity with less than 1% chance of malignant transformation. They affect the major salivary glands and have a female predilection. The cognisance of the unique clinical and histopathological features is very important to conclude a confirmatory diagnosis. This paper reviews a case of oncocytoma presented in our department and also elucidates the diagnostic criteria for the same.

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