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Cite this page: Sebaceous differentiation. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/salivaryglandssebaceousdiff.html. Accessed June 22nd, 2017.
Definition / general
- Sebaceous type glands mixed with salivary gland acini
- Occurs in 10 - 40% of normal parotid glands, often in periductal locations in interlobular ducts
Microscopic (histologic) description
- Single, isolated sebaceous-type cells within serous or mucinous salivary acini or as fully developed sebaceous glands