Larynx, hypopharynx & trachea
Benign tumors / nonneoplastic
Necrotizing sialometaplasia

Topic Completed: 1 October 2012

Revised: 26 November 2019

Copyright: 2002-2019,, Inc.

PubMed Search: Necrotizing sialometaplasia [title] "loattrfree full text"[sb]

Adriana Handra-Luca, M.D.
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Cite this page: Handra-Luca A. Necrotizing sialometaplasia. website. Accessed December 14th, 2019.
Definition / general
  • More commonly seen in palate
  • Due to prolonged intubation
Case reports
  • Three cases involving submucosal glands in the trachea following prolonged translaryngeal intubation (Histopathology 1992;21:280)
Clinical images

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Palate: ulcers

Microscopic (histologic) images

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Palate: necrotizing inflammatory process

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