Santosh Patil1, Suneet Khandelwal2, BharatiDoni3, Farzan Rahman4
1. Department and institution: Dept of Oral medicine and radiology Jodhpur Dental College, Jodhpur National University, Jodhpur (Raj).342001. India.
2. Department and institution: Dept of Oral pathology and microbiology DeshBhagat Dental College, Muktsar India.
3. Department and institution: Dept of Oral medicine and radiology NIMS Jaipur (Raj).342001. India.
4. Department and institution: Dept of Oral pathology and microbiology Jaipur Dental College Jaipur (Raj). 342001. India.
Correspondence: Dr Santosh Patil
Volume 22, Issue 2 (April - June 2013)
Palatal swellings can at times be a challenging task for a clini cian to diagnose. A mass or swelling of the palate can result from developmental, inflammatory, reactive or a neoplastic process. In differential diagnosis, swellings of odontogenic origin (cyst or tumor) must be considered because they are very common. This article reviews various common palatal swellings, their clinical presentation, differential diagnosis and management aspects.
Differential diagnosis, hard palate, swelling, inflammatory, cystic, neoplastic.
How to CITE:
Patil S, Khandelwal S, Doni B, Rahman F. A Review of 9 Palatal Swellings. J Pak Dent Assoc 2013;22(2):134-139