Dhanraj Ganapathy

Department of Prosthodontics, Saveetha Dental College and Hospitals, Saveetha Institute of Medical and Technical Sciences, Saveetha University Tamilnadu, Chennai, India


  • Research   
    Awareness on Management of Adenocarcinoma of the Palate
    Author(s): Vishnu Prasanna SG and Dhanraj Ganapathy*

    Minor salivary gland neoplasms constitute approximately 25% of all the salivary gland tumours. The incidence of these tumors turning into malignancy is slightly greater than half but varies by series. Adenocarcinoma is an uncommon tumour that usually affects the minor salivary glands, particularly in the palate. Adenocarcinomas are distinctive neoplasms which may be sub classified according to their tissue growth patterns or histo-cytomorphology. Polymorphous low-grade adenocarcinoma (PLGA) is a minor salivary gland carcinoma usually arises intraorally, which occurs primarily in the palate. A survey was conducted in January 2020 among dental students. It was an online questionnaire based study, conducted to assess the awareness on the management of adenocarcinoma. 150 dental students (Third years, Final years, Interns) participated in this study. The data collecte.. Read More»

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