Swelling in the Hard Palate in a Child

  • Pranab Dey


In this chapter fine needle aspiration cytology (FNAC) of a swelling in the hard palate in a child is discussed.


Langerhans cell histiocytosis Fungal infection Hodgkin lymphoma Epulis 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Pranab Dey
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  1. 1.Department of Cytology and Gynecologic PathologyPostgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER)ChandigarhIndia

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