A 21 year old female student presents to the clinic for her pre-college physical examination


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A 21 year old female student presents to the clinic for her pre-college physical examination. She tells her physician that she is worried about a solid mass in the roof of her mouth for about 3 years. The patient is does smoke or drink alcohol. She didn’t lose or gain weight in the last 3 years. On local examination, there is 1.5 inch non-tender mass on her hard palate with definite edges. There are no palpable lymph nodes.
What is the most likely diagnosis of this mass?
A-Kaposi’s sarcoma of the palate
B-Lymphoproliferative disease
C-Malignant melanoma of the palate
D-Palatal abscess
E-Torus palatinus