Mucoepidermoid tumor of maxilla: A rare entity

Authors : Neha Sharma, Neha Sharma, Deepti Sharma, Deepti Sharma

DOI : 10.18231/j.ijmpo.2022.023

Volume : 8

Issue : 2

Year : 2022

Page No : 95-97

Central mucoepidermoid carcinomas are rare neoplasms of the jaw, most commonly presenting in the mandible but in extremely rare cases they may present as a dentigerous cyst of the hard palate. Literature regarding their clinical features and treatment is scanty. In this case report of Mucoepidermoid tumor of the maxilla which presented as a dentigerous cyst, we have discussed the incidence, prevalence, clinical presentation, biological behavior and treatment options of central mucoepidermoid tumor.

Keywords: Maxillectomy, Radiation therapy, Dentigerous cyst, Minor salivary gland tumor, Mucoepidermoid carcinoma maxilla

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