Most common location of ectopic submandibular salivary gland tissue is:
|C||Angle of mandible|
Ectopic/ Aberrant Salivary Gland Tissue
• MC ectopic salivary tissue is the Stafne bone cyst.
• This presents as an asymptomatic, clearly demarcated radiolucency of the angle of the mandible, characteristically below the inferior dental neurovascular bundle,
• It is formed by invagination into the bone on the lingual aspect of the mandible of an ectopic lobe of the juxtaposed submandibular gland",
• No treatment is required.