The salivary glands

Patricia Sylla

in Head, Neck and Dental Emergencies

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Published in print April 2005 | ISBN: 9780198529101
Published online August 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780199597529 | DOI:

Series: Emergencies in

The salivary glands

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Salivary gland diseases—general considerations 406

Tumours 406

Calculi (stones) and strictures 407

Infections 408

Salivary gland diseases—miscellaneous considerations 410

Saliva is produced by:

major salivary glands—parotid, submandibular, and sublingual;

minor salivary glands—these line the mouth, palate, and lips, and they can occasionally be found in the nose....

Chapter.  1338 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Otolaryngology (ENT)

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