Biopsy – salivary gland
Definition of Salivary gland biopsy
Salivary gland biopsy is the removal of a small piece of tissue or cells from a salivary gland for examination.
James L. Demetroulakos, MD, FACS, Department of Otolaryngology, North Shore Medical Center, Salem, MA. Clinical Instructor in Otology and Laryngology, Harvard Medical School. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc. – 3/3/2009