Incidence of salivary gland tumors: A morphological study at Pathology Department of King Edward Medical University/Mayo Hospital, Lahore
Keywords:Salivary Gland Neoplasms. Adenoma, Pleomorphic. Salivary Gland. Carcinoma, Mucoepidermoid. Salivary Glands, Minor. Chromosomes, Human, Pair 18. Carcinoma, Adenoid Cystic. Adenolymphoma. Palatal Neoplasms
This study was conducted to see the incidence of the lesions of Salivary Gland. All the cases of salivary tissues submitted to the Pathology Department of King Edward Medical University were taken at the end of year (Jan 2005-Dec2005) and reanalyzed. There were 42 cases of salivary glands, out of which 19(45%) were males and 23(55%) were females. Age range was 12-72 years. Major number of cases (17) were from parotid, whereas 15 were from submandibular, 04 and 06 were from sublingual and minor salivary glands like palate respectively. There were 25(59.52%) pleomorphic adenoma, 01(2.3%), 01(2.3%), 04(9.5%), 07(16.6%) were monomorphic adenoma, lymphoepithelioma, mucoepidermoid carcinoma, adenoid cystic carcinoma respectively. Only 04(9.5%) cases showed chronic sialadenitis.
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