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June 1976

Primary Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Parotid Gland

Arch Otolaryngol. 1976;102(6):355-357. doi:10.1001/archotol.1976.00780110067006

• Primary squamous cell carcinoma of the parotid gland occurs infrequently. A retrospective study at the University of Michigan indicates an incidence of 0.3% for all parotid tumors during a 25-year period. This conforms to the data presented by other large series. Before a diagnosis of primary squamous cell carcinoma can be made, mucoepidermoid carcinomas and metastatic squamous cell carcinomas must be excluded.

(Arch Otolaryngol 102:355-357, 1976)