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salivary gland anlage tumor

Thursday 14 December 2006

Salivary gland anlage tumor of the nasopharynx is a rare cause of neonatal airway obstruction.

Synopsis

- possible intracranial extension

Differential diagnosis

- neonatal salivary gland tumours

  • congenital basal cell adenoma
  • hybrid basal cell adenoma-adenoid cystic carcinoma
  • sialoblastoma
  • salivary gland anlage tumour
  • juvenile pleomorphic adenoma

See also

- neonatal nasal obstruction
- neonatal upper respiratory tract obstruction
- embryoma of salivary glands (sialoblastoma)

References

- Cohen EG, Yoder M, Thomas RM, Salerno D, Isaacson G. Congenital salivary gland anlage tumor of the nasopharynx. Pediatrics. 2003 Jul;112(1 Pt 1):e66-9. PMID: 12837908

- Boccon-Gibod LA, Grangeponte MC, Boucheron S, Josset PP, Roger G, Berthier-Falissard ML. Salivary gland anlage tumor of the nasopharynx: a clinicopathologic and immunohistochemical study of three cases. Pediatr Pathol Lab Med. 1996 Nov-Dec;16(6):973-83. PMID: 9025895

- Michal M, Sokol L, Mukensnabl P. Salivary gland anlage tumor. A case with widespread necrosis and large cyst formation. Pathology. 1996 May;28(2):128-30. PMID: 8743816

- Dehner LP, Valbuena L, Perez-Atayde A, Reddick RL, Askin FB, Rosai J. Salivary gland anlage tumor ("congenital pleomorphic adenoma"). A clinicopathologic, immunohistochemical and ultrastructural study of nine cases. Am J Surg Pathol. 1994 Jan;18(1):25-36. PMID: 8279626

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