Malignant neoplasm of major salivary glands 142- >
A primary or metastatic malignant neoplasm affecting the major salivary glands. Representative examples include carcinoma, lymphoma, and sarcoma.
Cancer that forms in a parotid gland, the largest of the salivary glands, which make saliva and release it into the mouth. There are 2 parotid glands, one in front of and just below each ear. Most salivary gland tumors begin in parotid glands.