Update on Diagnostic Difficulties in Lesions of the Minor Salivary Glands
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The histopathology of the salivary glands and particularly of salivary gland tumours is complex and may be problematic for even the most experienced diagnostic pathologist . The latest WHO classification  contains over 40 named neoplasms, many of which show significant morphological diversity resulting in overlapping features which make differentiation between tumour types difficult. Added to this, there is also a range of non-neoplastic lesions that may resemble tumours both clinically and histologically . The purpose of this paper is to review some of these lesions and to highlight areas of diagnostic difficulty or controversy.
KeywordsSalivary Gland Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma Pleomorphic Adenoma Salivary Gland Tumour Minor Salivary Gland
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