Mikael Häggström, M.D. [note 1]
The major salivary glands are the parotid, submandibular, and sublingual glands.
Look for the most common tumors:
Relative incidence of parotid tumors.
Relative incidence of submandibular tumors.
Cytopathology of pleomorphic adenoma (Pap stain). It can usually be diagnosed by its typical fibrillary stroma (mesenchyme). Stromal cell nuclei are small. Myoepithelial cells are usually the predominant cell type, and can have various shapes but are usually more elongated than epithelial cells. Epithelial cells may have prominent nucleoli.
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- ↑ 1.0 1.1 Steve C Lee, MD, PhD. Salivary Gland Neoplasms. Medscape. Updated: Jan 13, 2021}}
Diagrams by Mikael Häggström, MD
- ↑ Image by Mikael Häggström, MD. Reference for description: Bin Xu, M.D., Ph.D.. Pleomorphic adenoma. Last author update: 30 July 2021. Last staff update: 5 August 2021