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Salivary glands

Non-neoplastic tumors and tumor-like conditions

Radiation effect


Reviewers: Fatima Aly, M.D. (see Reviewers page)
Revised: 9 October 2011, last major update August 2011
Copyright: (c) 2003-2011, PathologyOutlines.com, Inc.

General
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● Usually involves submandibular glands (most likely to be in field of radiation for oral cavity tumors)

Gross description
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● Firm, swollen glands

Micro description
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● Acinar atrophy, chronic inflammatory cells, squamous metaplasia of duct lining cells

End of Salivary Glands > Non-neoplastic tumors and tumor-like conditions > Radiation effect


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