This book presents wide ranging information on the applied surgical anatomy, clinical presentations and management of different salivary gland pathologies. It includes numerous high quality illustrations, detailed description of applied surgical anatomy and its correlation with clinical findings and management. Beginning with the embryology, anatomy and physiology of the salivary glands, the book discusses radiographic imaging, infections, cystic conditions, sialoadenitis, sialolithiasis and systemic diseases. Incorporates the latest ancillary diagnostic and prognostic techniques to help evaluate and confidently interpret suspected tumor specimens.
1. Introduction 2. Embryological Development 3. Applied Surgical Anatomy 4. Historical Perspective 5. Classifications 6. Diagnosis and Diagnostic Aids 7. Non-neoplastic Diseases 8. Etiology and Pathogenesis of Tumors 9. Incidence of Salivary Gland Neoplasms 95 10. Histogenesis of Salivary Gland Neoplasms 11. Surgical Pathology of Salivary Gland Neoplasms. 12. Surgical Management of Parotid Neoplasms 13. Surgical Management of Submandibular and Sublingual Neoplasms 14. Surgical Management of Minor Salivary Gland Neoplasms 15. Complications of Salivary Gland Surgery 16. Chemotherapy and Radiotherapy Index