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Type: Artigo de periódico
Title: Intra-oral minor salivary gland tumors: A clinicopathological study of 546 cases
Author: Pires, FR
Pringle, GA
de Almeida, OP
Chen, SY
Abstract: Salivary gland tumors are uncommon and most reported series include tumors affecting both major and minor glands. Very few series have focused solely on intra-oral minor salivary gland tumors. The aim of this study is to report the clinicopathological data of intra-oral minor salivary gland tumors in our oral biopsy files during the [last 14 years. A total of 546 minor salivary gland tumors, including 305 benign (55.9%) and 241 malignant (44.1%) lesions, were reviewed. The two most common tumors were pleomorphic adenoma (181 cases, 33.2%) and mucoepidermoid carcinoma (125 cases, 22.9%), and the most commonly affected site was the palate (181 cases, 33.2%). The highest incidence was found in patients in the 5-7th decade of life, and females were more commonly affected than mates in the vast majority of various histological types of tumors. Large series of intra-oral minor salivary gland tumors help to understand their clinical and pathological aspects and consequently their proper management and prognosis. (c) 2006 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.
Subject: minor salivary glands
intra-oral
tumors
pleomorphic adenoma
mucoepidermoid carcinoma
mouth
Country: Holanda
Editor: Elsevier Science Bv
Rights: fechado
Identifier DOI: 10.1016/j.oraloncology.2006.04.008
Date Issue: 2007
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