Items tagged “palate”
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Bilateral cleft palate
Published 05 Jul 2016
Necrotising sialometaplasia is a benign inflammatory condition of the salivary gland remnants or elements, which is usually self-limiting. It is most commonly found on the palate. Epidemiology Most patients are more than 40 years of age, with a male: female ratio of 2:1. It is rarely seen in...
The hard palate is the anterior horizontal bony part of the palate that forms the roof of the oral cavity and floor of the nasal cavity. It is formed by the palatine processes of the maxillae and the horizontal plates of the palatine bones. On its inferior oral surface it is lined by oral mucosa...