Nasal cavity, paranasal sinuses, nasopharynx
Other tumors
Salivary gland anlage tumor

Author: Nat Pernick, M.D. (see Authors page)

Revised: 25 May 2018, last major update November 2004

Copyright: (c) 2004-2018,, Inc.

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Cite this page: Pernick, N. Salivary gland anlage tumor. website. Accessed October 19th, 2018.
Definition / general
  • Polypoid lesion of nasopharynx, presents at / near birth with respiratory distress
  • Benign but may be life threatening due to location
Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Biphasic pattern of peripheral squamous nests and duct-like lesions that blend into solid nodules centrally with focal cysts