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The salivary glands 

The salivary glands
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The salivary glands
Author(s):

Giles Warner

, Andrea S. Burgess

, Suresh Patel

, Pablo Martinez-Devesa

, and Rogan Corbridge

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199230228.003.0056
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date: 17 September 2019

Anatomy 112

Benign salivary gland tumours 116

Malignant salivary gland tumours 118

Submandibular gland excision 122

Ranula 124

Parotidectomy 126

Inflammatory salivary gland conditions 130

Three main pairs of salivary glands—the parotid, the submandibular, and the sublingual.

Minor salivary glands are scattered throughout the mucosa of the nose, oral cavity, oro-pharynx, and larynx....

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