大唾液腺腫瘍198例の臨床検討 [in Japanese] A Clinical Study of 198 Cases of Major Salivary Gland Tumors [in Japanese]
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Between 1995 and 2005, 198 cases of major salivary gland tumors underwent surgery in our department, including 158 parotid gland tumors, 38 submandibular gland tumors and 2 sublingual gland tumors.<br>The number of parotid tumors increased annually, although submandibular gland tumors did not demonstrate any increasing trend.<br>The ratio of malignant tumors among submandibular gland tumors was 24%, which was higher than among parotid tumors (11%). In addition, the ratio of the malignant tumors among submandibular gland tumors in males (42%) was significantly higher than that in females (5%).<br>Fine needle aspiration biopsy was the most useful for diagnosis of the malignant tumors on preoperative examinations.<br>Permanent paralysis of the facial nerve after resection of parotid tumor was 29% in malignant tumors, 6% in benign tumors and 8% among parotid tumors overall. Frey's syndrome was occurred in 12%.
- Pract.Otol. (Kyoto)
Pract.Otol. (Kyoto) 101(2), 107-113, 2008-02-01
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