publication . Article . 2011

Clinicopathological study of salivary gland tumors: an assessment of 303 patients

Morais, Maria de Lourdes Silva de Arruda; Azevedo, Paulo Roberto; Carvalho, Cyntia Helena; Medeiros, Lélia; Lajus, Tirzah; Costa, Antonio de Lisboa Lopes;
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  • Published: 01 May 2011
  • Publisher: Escola Nacional de Saúde Pública Sergio Arouca, Fundação Oswaldo Cruz
Abstract
Salivary gland neoplasms are remarkable for their histological diversity and several studies point to their varied occurrence in the population. Clinical aspects were histologically assessed to determine possible associations and define parameters to differentiate benign and malignant neoplasms. The case files of patients diagnosed with epithelial salivary gland tumors between 1989 and 2005 were reviewed. A majority (71%) of the 303 salivary gland tumors studied were benign and pleomorphic adenoma were found to be most common. Mean ages for patients with benign and malignant tumors were 49.2 and 58.5 years, respectively. A statistically significant difference be...
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free text keywords: Salivary Gland Neoplasms, Salivary Gland, Neoplasms, Adult Health, Neoplasias das Glândulas Salivares, Glândulas Salivares, Neoplasias, Saúde do Adulto, Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health, Disease, Population, education.field_of_study, education, medicine.anatomical_structure, medicine, business.industry, business, Pathology, medicine.medical_specialty, Pleomorphic adenoma, medicine.disease
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publication . Article . 2011

Clinicopathological study of salivary gland tumors: an assessment of 303 patients

Morais, Maria de Lourdes Silva de Arruda; Azevedo, Paulo Roberto; Carvalho, Cyntia Helena; Medeiros, Lélia; Lajus, Tirzah; Costa, Antonio de Lisboa Lopes;