SPR Unknown #51 -- FINAL
Publication Date: 2011-03-29
Congenital sialolipoma is a rare entity with only a few reported cases worldwide. Most commonly these seem to occur within the parotid gland, and secondarily within the minor salivary glands. These are thought to be a lipoma with entrapment of the glandular tissues, which distinguishes them from conventional lipomas. There tends to be a male predominance. None of the reported cases have showen histopathological atypia. Superficial parotidectomy or resection of the involved minor salivary gland is the treatment, with no reported cases of recurrence to date.
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