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salivary gland tumors

Monday 1 March 2004

Salivary gland neoplasms comprise less than 2% of all tumors in humans and 3% of all head and neck tumors. 80% of them are benign and only 20% are malignant.

Classification (AFIP)

- salivary gland epithelial tumors
- salivary epithelial benign tumors

  • pleomorphic adenoma (mixed tumor)
  • Warthin tumor (papillary cystadenoma lymphomatosum)
  • salivary basal cell adenoma
  • salivary myoepithelioma
  • salivary canalicular adenoma
  • salivary oncocytoma
  • salivary cystadenoma
  • salivary sebaceous adenoma
  • siladenoma
  • salivary lymphadenoma
  • salivary ductal papillomas
    • salivary intraductal papilloma
    • salivary inverted ductal papilloma
    • siladenoma papilliferum

- salivary epithelial malignant tumors

  • salivary acinic cell adenocarcinoma
  • salivary basal cell adenocarcinoma
  • salivary clear cell adenocarcinoma
  • salivary cystadenocarcinoma
  • salivary sebaceous adenocarcinoma
  • salivary lymphadenocarcinoma
  • salivary adenoid cystic carcinoma
  • salivary mucinous adenocarcinoma
  • malignant mixed tumor
  • salivary carcinosarcoma
  • salivary squamous cell carcinoma
  • salivary mucoepidermoid carcinoma
  • salivary adenosquamous carcinoma
  • salivary epithelial-myoepithelial carcinoma
  • salivary oncocytic carcinoma
  • salivary duct carcinoma
  • salivary myoepithelial carcinoma
  • salivary small cell undifferenciated carcinoma (neuroendocrine features) (#14763575#)
  • salivary gland anlage tumor (SGAT)

- salivary mesenchymal tumors

  • osteoclast-type giant cell neoplasm of salivary gland
  • salivary hemangioma
  • salivary lipoma
  • salivary lymphangioma
  • salivary malignant schwannoma
  • salivary hemangiopericytoma
  • salivary malignat fibrous histiocytoma

- salivary lymphomas
- salivary metastatic tumors

Variants

- pediatric salivary tumors

See also

- pediatric epithelial salivary gland tumors

References

- Pediatric epithelial salivary gland tumors: Spectrum of histologies and cytogenetics at a Children’s Hospital. Craver RD, Fonseca P, Carr R. Pediatr Dev Pathol. 2010 Jan 7. PMID: #20055685#


- Atlas of Salivary Gland Tumors by Faramarz Naeim, MD (UCLA)

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