necrotising sialometaplasiaA benign, self-limited reactive salivary gland inflammation, which may clinically and histologically mimic malignancy (e.g., mucoepidermoid carcinoma). Most necrotising sialometaplasia occurs in minor salivary glands (SG); it may occur in SGs of the upper aerodigestive tract or the larynx.
Mucoepidermoid carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma.
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