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What is a Parotid Tumor?

A parotid tumor is an abnormal mass of tissue in the parotid gland, which is the largest of the major salivary glands.

A parotid tumor can be benign or malignant. The majority of salivary gland tumors are located in the parotid gland.

Please visit the other sections under Parotid Education to learn more about the diagnosis, management, and treatment of parotid tumors.