Oral cavity
Minor salivary gland tumors / lesions
Adenomatoid hyperplasia

Author: Nella Cristina Fernandez, M.D. (see Authors page)

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Definition / general
Terminology
Epidemiology
Sites
  • 80% on hard and soft palate
Etiology
Clinical features
Prognostic factors
  • Does not appear to predispose to benign or malignant salivary gland neoplasia
Case reports
Gross description
  • Localized swelling resembling a neoplasm, 0.5 - 2.7 cm
Microscopic (histologic) description
Differential diagnosis
  • Idiopathic hyperplasia of the sublingual gland or "pouting" sublingual glands is seen as an enlargement in the floor of the mouth in totally or partially edentulous patients; sublingual glands may be otherwise normal or show nonspecific chronic inflammation