Salivary gland swellings

  title={Salivary gland swellings},
  author={Hisham M. Mehanna and Andrew McQueen and Max Robinson and Vinidh Paleri},
  journal={BMJ : British Medical Journal},
#### Summary points The investigation and management of salivary swellings have advanced considerably in the past decade, with an emphasis on less invasive techniques and increased preservation of the salivary glands and adjacent structures. Salivary gland swellings usually present on the side of the face, below and in front of the ear (parotid gland), or in the upper part of the neck (tail of the parotid gland and the submandibular gland). A submucosal swelling in the oral cavity should raise… 

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