Clinical Note
March 2006

Bilateral Canalicular Adenoma of the Parotid Gland

Author Affiliations

Author Affiliations: Departments of Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery (Drs Liess, Lane, and Zitsch) and Pathology and Anatomical Sciences (Dr Frazier), University of Missouri School of Medicine, Columbia.


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Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2006;132(3):339-341. doi:10.1001/archotol.132.3.339

Canalicular adenoma is a rare benign salivary gland tumor that occurs almost exclusively in the upper lip. Rarely, this benign tumor may occur multifocally in the oral cavity. We report a case of canalicular adenoma in bilateral parotid glands, discuss histological characteristics, and review this tumor.