口蓋部に発生した平滑筋腫の1例 A case of leiomyoma of the palate
Leiomyoma is a benign tumor derived from smooth muscle. It occurs mainly in the uterus and alimentarytract. We report a case of leiomyoma developing in the hard palate of a 48-year-old woman who had a swellingin the left side of the palate. The lesion measured 9×10mm and had a clearly demarcated border and elastichardness. The clinical diagnosis was a benign tumor, and excisional biopsy was performed under local anesthesia.The histopathological diagnosis was leiomyoma. There has been no evidence of recurrence.
日本口腔外科学会雑誌 52(1), 15-18, 2006-01-20
Japanese Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons