Nasal cavity, paranasal sinuses, nasopharynx
Benign / nonneoplastic lesions: salivary gland
Salivary gland anlage tumor

Topic Completed: 1 November 2004

Revised: 3 June 2019

Copyright: 2004-2019,, Inc.

PubMed Search: Salivary gland anlage tumor

Nat Pernick, M.D.
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Cite this page: Pernick N. Salivary gland anlage tumor. website. Accessed October 19th, 2019.
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
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