Glándulas de la cabeza y el cuello

Hay diversos pares de glándulas salivales en diferentes ubicaciones: un par principal frente a los oídos (glándulas parótidas); dos pares principales en el piso de la boca (glándulas sublinguales y submaxilares) y varios pares menores dentro de los labios, mejillas y lengua.

Glándulas de la cabeza y el cuello

Revision

Last reviewed 2/28/2011 by Linda J. Vorvick, MD, Medical Director, MEDEX Northwest Division of Physician Assistant Studies, University of Washington, School of Medicine; and Seth Schwartz, MD, MPH, Otolaryngologist, Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle, Washington. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc.

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