International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Surgery | India | Volume 12 Issue 6, June 2023


Clinicopathological Study of Salivary Gland Tumors at Tertiary Care Centre

Akshaya G Patankar | Deepthi R. [2] | Venkatesh .S


Abstract: Background: Salivary gland neoplasms are remarkable for their histological diversity and pose a diagnostic challenge because of their complex classification and the rarity of several varieties. Our study is a prospective observational study conducted to study the incidence of salivary gland tumors according to age, gender, anatomic location and histopathological pattern. Methods: This is a prospective observational study conducted at Rajarajeswari medical college and hospital, in Department of Surgery from October 2019 to September 2021. The baseline demographic data and history was taken from patients who fulfilled inclusion criteria. The patient was thoroughly examined and all points as per proforma were noted down. All baseline investigations as per proforma was done. Surgery was performed. Following surgery, histopathological report was followed up. Results: The present study includes maximum number of cases in the 3rd decade of life with females constituting about 60% of the cases. The incidence of benign lesions was Higher than malignant. Parotid gland is the most common gland. Pleomorphic Adenoma was the most common tumour involved in our study.


Keywords: salivary gland tumours; parotid gland; pleomorphic adenoma; superficial parotidectomy


Edition: Volume 12 Issue 6, June 2023,


Pages: 1329 - 1332


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