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Classification of Tumors of Salivary Glands

Tumors of salivary glands may be classified as follows:

Warthin's tumor
Warthin’s tumor

Benign Tumors

Pleomorphic adenoma

Warthin tumor


Other adenomas

  • Basal cell adenoma
  • Canalicular adenoma

Ductal papillomas

Malignant Tumors

Mucoepidermoid carcinoma


Acinic cell carcinoma

Adenoid cystic carcinoma

Malignant mixed tumor

Squamous cell carcinoma

Other carcinomas

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