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Unilateral submandibular gland aplasia: A rare phenomenon

March 1, 2009  |  Neel Gupta, MD, Enrique Palacios, MD, FACR, and Shannon Barry, MS

Vocal fold immobility from a primary minor salivary gland small-cell carcinoma: Case report

February 1, 2009  |  Robert L. Witt, MD, FACS and Patrick A. Wilson, MD, FCAP


Small-cell carcinoma of a minor salivary gland is a rare and to the best of our knowledge previously unreported cause of vocal fold immobility. We describe the case of a 68-year-old woman who presented with hoarseness, dysphagia, and weight loss. Examination revealed left vocal...

Chondrosarcoma of the greater cornu of the hyoid: A case report and literature review

September 26, 2008  |  Sanjay Verma, MBBCh, MA, FRCS (ORL-HNS), PhD, Perumal Chokkalingam, BSc, FRCS, and Duncan McRae, FRCS, FRCS (ORL-HNS)


We report an unusual case of a young woman with chondrosarcoma affecting the greater cornu of the hyoid bone. Only a handful of reports of primary chondrosarcoma involving the hyoid exist in the world literature. The case described presented as a swelling in the submandibular...

Osteoclast-like giant-cell tumor of the parotid with salivary duct carcinoma: Case report and cytologic, histologic, and immunohistochemical findings

October 1, 2007  | 

Maryam Kadivar, MD, APCP;
Yalda Nilipour, MD;
Alireza Sadeghipour, MD, APCP



Salivary gland lymphoepithelial cysts

May 1, 2007  |  Heike Varnholt, MD; Lester D.R. Thompson, MD, FASCP; Liron Pantanowitz, MD

Necrotizing sialometaplasia: A potential diagnostic pitfall

September 1, 2006  |  Pavel Komínek, MD, PhD; Petr Blasch, MD
Necrotizing sialometaplasia is a benign, spontaneously healing inflammatory condition. It usually affects the...

Sialoblastoma: A rare submandibular gland neoplasm

July 1, 2006  |  D.J. Verret, MD; Rene L. Galindo, MD, PhD; Robert J. DeFatta, MD, PhD; Paul W. Bauer, MD
A sialoblastoma is a rare congenital epithelial tumor that arises in a major salivary gland. To our knowledge,...

Giant calculus of the submandibular salivary duct

May 1, 2006  |  Edwin K. Chan, MD; Nilesh D. Patel, MD

Epithelial-myoepithelial carcinoma

April 1, 2006  |  Gretchen S. Folk, DDS; Lester D.R. Thompson, MD, FASCP

Mucoepidermoid carcinoma

December 1, 2005  |  Lester D.R. Thompson, MD

Adenoid cystic carcinoma of the salivary glands: A 20-year review with long-term follow-up

October 1, 2005  |  Avi Khafif, MD; Yakir Anavi, DMD; Jacob Haviv, MD, MPH; Rafael Fienmesser, MD; Shlomo Calderon, DMD; Gideon Marshak, MD
The behavior of adenoid cystic carcinoma (ACC) of the salivary glands has been shown to be...

Modified submandibular sialoadenectomy

November 1, 2004  |  Akhtar Hussain, FRCS; Daran P. Murray, AFRCSI
Submandibular sialoadenectomy is a common head and neck procedure. Indications include the presence of...


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