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1Appadurai R,2Lingeshwar D, 3Sumathy MP, .



     Pleomorphic adenoma is a benign tumour, that affects both the major and minor salivary glands. It commonly      involves the parotid of the major and palate of the minor   salivary glands. It presents as a painless swelling, slowly increasing in size and is encapsulated. This article presents a case of pleomorphic adenoma of palatal minor salivary gland which was surgicallyexcised andwound was protected with medicated surgical template to aid in healing. A follow-up of 6 months did not reveal recurrence.


Keywords: Minor salivary gland, benign palatal tumour,   pleomorphic adenoma, adenoma .


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