Indian J Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg https://doi.org/10.1007/s12070-018-1413-5 ORIGINAL ARTICLE 1 1 Nirali Chauhan Jinesh Atulkumar Shah Received: 7 May 2018 / Accepted: 25 May 2018 Association of Otolaryngologists of India 2018 Abstract Salivary gland tumor comprises of approxi- malignant tumors. Knowing preoperative pathological mately 3 to 10% of neoplasms of the head and neck region. nature of disease can help in planning of surgical process. Parotid gland is the most commonly involved salivary gland with an incidence of 62% followed by sub- Keywords Parotid tumour Fine needle aspiration mandibular gland and other minor salivary gland tumors. cytology Histopathological examination However clinical course of benign and malignant tumors resemble each other in clinical ﬁndings, we require histopatholocal or cytological diagnosis for planning of Introduction management. To analyze parotid tumors retrospectively with following objectives. (1) Demographic distribution of Salivary gland diseases are not a major health related issue parotid tumors. (2) To evaluate cytological and in a western world however it is quite common in India. histopathological ﬁndings of parotid tumors. (3) Correla- Though they account for only less than 2% of human tion of cytological and histopathological ﬁndings of parotid tumors , it acquires a particular interest to
Indian Journal of Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery – Springer Journals
Published: May 31, 2018
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