Malignant Salivary Gland Neoplasm - clinicopathological Study

Authors

  • Mohammed Shafiqul Islam OSD, DG Health, deputed in BSMMU, Dept. of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery, BSMMU, Dhaka
  • Md Azharul Islam Associate Professor, Dept. of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery, BSMMU, Dhaka
  • Md Abdus Sattar Assistant Professor, Dept. of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery, BSMMU, Dhaka
  • AFM Ekramuddula Assistant Professor, Dept. of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery, BSMMU, Dhaka
  • Hossain Imam Al Hadi Associate Professor, Dept. of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery, BSMMU, Dhaka

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.3329/bjo.v14i1.3272

Keywords:

Salivary gland neoplasm, Adenoid cystic carcinoma, Facial nerve

Abstract

Salivary gland neoplasm constitute about 10% of all head & neck neoplasm which represent 3% of all neoplasm of the body. In this study 50 patients of salivary gland neoplasm were studied to observe the frequency & clinicopathological pattern. Among 50 cases, 39(78%) were parotid neoplasm, 4 (8%) were submandibular neoplasm and 7 (14%) were minor salivary gland neoplasms. Among the parotid neoplasms, 13 (33.33%) were malignant neoplasms. Whereas in the submandibular neoplasm 2 (50%) were malignant neoplasms and for minor salivary glands tumour 4 (57.14%) were malignant neoplasms.

Forty nine cases undergone some form of surgery. Most of them were treated by superficial or total conservative parotidectomy or radical parotidectomy/ submandibular gland excision with or without block dissection.

Key word: Salivary gland neoplasm, Adenoid cystic carcinoma, Facial nerve.

DOI: 10.3329/bjo.v14i1.3272

Bangladesh J of Otorhinolaryngology 2008; 14(1) : 1-5

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Islam, M. S., Islam, M. A., Sattar, M. A., Ekramuddula, A., & Hadi, H. I. A. (2009). Malignant Salivary Gland Neoplasm - clinicopathological Study. Bangladesh Journal of Otorhinolaryngology, 14(1), 1–5. https://doi.org/10.3329/bjo.v14i1.3272

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