Other Names for this Disease
- Papillary cystadenoma lymphomatosum (formerly)
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Treatment of Warthin tumor generally includes surgery to remove the tumor or careful observation to watch for changes in the tumor over time. Because Warthin tumor is almost always benign, additional treatment (i.e. radiation therapy and/or chemotherapy) is rarely needed.
Last updated: 9/8/2015
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