Warthin's tumour: Aetiopathogenesis dilemma, ten years of our experience.

  title={Warthin's tumour: Aetiopathogenesis dilemma, ten years of our experience.},
  author={Giovanni Dell' Aversana Orabona and Vincenzo Abbate and Pasquale Piombino and Antonio Romano and Fabrizio Schonauer and Giorgio Iaconetta and Giovanni Salzano and Fabrizio Farina and Luigi Califano},
  journal={Journal of cranio-maxillo-facial surgery : official publication of the European Association for Cranio-Maxillo-Facial Surgery},
  volume={43 4},
Despite the volume of studies written after the initial report by Hildebrand (1895) on Warthin's tumour (WT), its aetiopathogenesis continues to be an unresolved and controversial question. Many different genetic and/or environmental aetiological factors seem to act on heterotopic ductal inclusions and may give rise to WT following an unknown tumorigenic event. Recent studies discussed the importance of immunological reactions during the formation of the tumour. A hypersensitive/allergic… CONTINUE READING
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