CC BY-NC-ND 4.0 · Indian J Plast Surg 2012; 45(03): 550-552
DOI: 10.4103/0970-0358.105974
Case Report
Association of Plastic Surgeons of India

Soft tissue chondroma of hard palate associated with cleft palate

Nehete Rajendra
Vedant (Nehete) Hospital, Nashik, Maharashtra, India
Nehete Anita
Vedant (Nehete) Hospital, Nashik, Maharashtra, India
Singla Nehete
Vedant (Nehete) Hospital, Nashik, Maharashtra, India
Sankalecha Sudhir
Vedant (Nehete) Hospital, Nashik, Maharashtra, India
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Publication Date:
21 November 2019 (online)


Soft tissue chondroma of palate is very rare. It has never been reported in a cleft palate patient. We report a case of 22-year-old male who came with asymptomatic swelling on the palate since birth, along with complete cleft of secondary palate. He had symptoms related to cleft palate only, i.e., nasal regurgitation and speech abnormalities. Swelling was excised and the cleft palate was repaired. Histopathological examination revealed chondroma of the palate. The patient had no recurrence after 2 years of follow-up.

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