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Salivary gland choristoma of the anterior chest wall.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  11051163     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Salivary gland choristoma (heterotopic salivary gland tissue) is a rare condition that occurs at various locations within the head and neck. Diagnostic criteria and embryogenesis of this entity remain unclear. Presented herein is the first reported case of salivary gland choristoma on the anterior chest wall. Surgical treatment is recommended.
C E Shin; S S Kim; W J Chwals
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of pediatric surgery     Volume:  35     ISSN:  0022-3468     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Pediatr. Surg.     Publication Date:  2000 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2001-02-23     Completed Date:  2001-03-01     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0052631     Medline TA:  J Pediatr Surg     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1506-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
Division of Pediatric Surgery, University of Chicago Medical Center, Illinois 60637, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Choristoma / diagnosis*,  surgery
Salivary Glands*
Thoracic Diseases / diagnosis*,  surgery

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