Salivary Gland Tumors

  • Tom Shokri
  • Laila Siddique
  • Neerav GoyalEmail author


The major and minor salivary glands give rise to a variety of both benign and malignant lesions. These disease entities are relatively rare, histologically diverse, and may involve several anatomically distinct sites. The goal of this chapter is to provide an overview of their clinical presentation and workup and summarize possible options in management.


Parotid Submandibular Sublingual Major salivary gland Minor salivary gland Pleomorphic adenoma Warthin tumor Mucoepidermoid carcinoma 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Division of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Department of SurgeryPenn State Milton S. Hershey Medical CenterHersheyUSA
  2. 2.Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck SurgeryUniversity of Miami Miller School of MedicineMiamiUSA
  3. 3.Penn State Cancer InstitutePenn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center​HersheyUSA

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