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February 1974

Basal Cell Adenoma: Distinctive Tumor of Salivary Glands

Author Affiliations

Ann Arbor, Mich
From the departments of pathology and otolaryngology, University of Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor, Mich.

Arch Otolaryngol. 1974;99(2):84-87. doi:10.1001/archotol.1974.00780030090002

Three cases of basal cell adenoma of the parotid gland are presented. Their inclusion brings the total number of basal cell adenomas reported in the American literature to 16, 5 of the parotid gland and 11 of minor salivary glands.

One of the three current cases showed change to adenoid cystic carcinoma. This malignant progression has been recorded only once before.

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