Volume 16, Number 2, June 2004

Congenital Unilateral Absence of the Submandibular Gland

Kae Tanaka, Hiroyuki Harada, Seiki Mogi, Ken Omura

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Department of Oral Restitution, Division of Oral Health Sciences, Tokyo Medical and Dental University Graduate School, Tokyo, Japan


Abstract
Congenital absence of the major salivary glands is infrequent. This report is of a patient with congenital unilateral absence of the submandibular gland accompanied by squamous cell carcinoma of the buccal mucosa.

Key words: Absence, Congenital, Submandibular gland

Asian J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2004;16:130-134.
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