• Basal cell adenoma of the parotid gland showed histopathologic evidence of facial nerve encroachment. A review of the pertinent literature and a discussion of current concepts of the histogenesis of the tumor indicate that a spectrum of benign to malignant forms of this unusual tumor may exist. The sparsely reported association of this tumor and its malignant variants to facial nerve pathology is discussed, and recommendations for treatment are made.
(Arch Otolaryngol 107:120-124, 1981)
Strauss M, Abt A, Mahataphongse VP, Conner GH. Basal Cell Adenoma of the Major Salivary Glands: Report of a Case With Facial Nerve Encroachment. Arch Otolaryngol. 1981;107(2):120–124. doi:10.1001/archotol.1981.00790380050012
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