Nonneoplastic lesions
Necrotizing sialometaplasia

Author: Adriana Handra-Luca, M.D. (see Authors page)

Revised: 13 November 2017, last major update October 2012

Copyright: (c) 2002-2017,, Inc.

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Cite this page: Handra-Luca, A. Necrotizing sialometaplasia. website. Accessed June 21st, 2018.
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