Warthin Tumor of the Upper Lip: An Unusual Location of a Benign Salivary Gland Tumor

Department of Stomatology, Division of Pathology, Bauru School of Dentistry, University of São Paulo, Bauru, São Paulo, Brazil.
International Journal of Surgical Pathology (Impact Factor: 0.95). 03/2009; 19(3):366-8. DOI: 10.1177/1066896908331232
Source: PubMed


Warthin tumor (papillary cystadenoma lymphomatosum) is a benign salivary gland tumor involving almost exclusively the parotid gland. The lip is a very unusual location for this type of tumor, which develops only rarely in minor salivary glands. The case of 42-year-old woman with Warthin tumor arising in minor salivary glands of the upper lip is reported.

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