Diagnosis of minor, accessory and heterotopic salivary gland tumors

S. Sunami, Y. Matsuo, T. Kamitani, H. Honda, Y. Torii

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Salivary gland tissues outside of the major salivary glands are classified into minor, accessory and heterotopic salivary glands, which are located various sites of the head and neck. Knowledge of the distribution of these salivary gland tissues and imaging findings of tumors originating in these salivary gland tissues is essential for correct diagnosis and appropriate clinical management.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)642-656
Number of pages15
JournalJapanese Journal of Clinical Radiology
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - May 2014

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging


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